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  • Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties

    Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties
    Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • Judge throws out suit by NU student who alleged sexual attack by professor

    Judge throws out suit by NU student who alleged sexual attack by professor
    A federal judge threw out a lawsuit Thursday against Northwestern University by a student who alleged the school mishandled her complaint that a professor sexually attacked her after getting her drunk in 2012. In his eight-page ruling, U.S. District...
  • James Foley's kindness, passion, faith lauded in Northwestern memorial

    James Foley's kindness, passion, faith lauded in Northwestern memorial
    “Jim was formed by the word of God. Words were his stock in trade, and they resonated with God’s word.” The Rev. Kevin Feeney spoke these words of James Foley during a Northwestern University memorial service for the slain journalist,...
  • Remembering James Foley

    Remembering James Foley
    Northwestern University held a memorial service for journalist James Foley tonight in Evanston. Foley, an alumnus of their Medill School of Journalism, was killed by Islamic State militants in August after being kidnapped and held in Syria. The...
  • Jerry Blumenthal left lasting memories on screen and in person

    Jerry Blumenthal left lasting memories on screen and in person
    One of the final films in the long and passionate career of moviemaker Jerry Blumenthal was 2010's "Prisoner of Her Past." It has aired more than 500 times on television stations in more than 140 markets, has toured the world and continues to play in...
  • Study proves activity helps maintain mobility as we age

    Source: University of Florida Shands Medical Center A new University of Florida study shows daily moderate physical activity may mean the difference between seniors being able to keep up everyday activities or becoming housebound. In fact, moderate...
  • 'Blue Monday' artist Annie Lee dead at 79

     'Blue Monday' artist Annie Lee dead at 79
    Besieged by women's requests for works by painter Annie Lee in the late 1990s, Hammond, Ind.-based art seller Yusuf Ali El traveled to the Annie Lee & Friends Gallery in south suburban Glenwood and was surprised to find the artist herself staffing the...
  • Outside observers less enamored of limits

    While most of Wilmette’s current and former elected officials like the village’s official term limits, outside observers – including several with admittedly long electoral CVs – are far less sure arbitrary service ceilings are...
  • U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction

     U. of C.'s public policy school gets new building, new direction
    The University of Chicago announced Wednesday afternoon that its public policy school — the institution's youngest and one of its less prominent professional schools — will be moving to a larger location, part of an effort to expand its...
  • Celebrating Charlie Parker with a wide-ranging festival

    Celebrating Charlie Parker with a wide-ranging festival
    He was the greatest jazz virtuoso to pick up a saxophone and a primary architect of the musical language we call bebop. The short and turbulent life of Charlie Parker ended on March 12, 1955, when he was 34 years old, a musical genius felled by drugs...