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  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Northwestern names new cancer center director

    Northwestern names new cancer center director
    Northwestern University has appointed Dr. Leonidas Platanias as director of its Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. He had served as interim director since January and will oversee clinical operations and basic research programs. Platanias...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity

     Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity
    In his historic speech on the Washington Mall, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged us to come together as diverse citizens to ensure that all of us — regardless of our station or status — had the chance to enjoy the opportunity this country can...
  • HU receives $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for STEM

    Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
  • Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study

    Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study
    People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal. "There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...
  • NU grad school asks applicants' sexual identity

     NU grad school asks applicants' sexual identity
    Starting this year, applicants to Northwestern University's graduate school will be asked about their sexual orientation. The optional question asks whether applicants consider themselves to be members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or...
  • 'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn makes confident leap into screenwriting

    'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn makes confident leap into screenwriting
    Walking across Western Avenue on a muggy September afternoon, Gillian Flynn stepped through the rutted pavement of a construction zone and explained with patience and precision how she would murder me one day. Granted, I had asked. Say you needed to...
  • Dellegrotti plans Superjock event to benefit needy kids

    Dellegrotti plans Superjock event to benefit needy kids
    Megan Dellegrotti is looking for the area's superjocks. The Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball coach is involved in a new organization called Superjock, which is holding athletic competitions to raise money for scholarships and to assist needy kids...
  • Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys

    Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys
    During a summer dominated by bad international news — Ebola, ISIS, climate change — I made a conscious choice to be positive about something that really bothers me. So, I decided to share my attitude adjustment before summer officially ends on...
  • NU researchers shed light on domestic violence among same-sex couples

    NU researchers shed light on domestic violence among same-sex couples
    Same-sex couples may experience more domestic violence than opposite-sex couples, a Northwestern Medicine review of research suggests. Richard Carroll, an associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern's Feinberg School of...