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  • Salaita to speak at Chicago-area campuses this week

     Salaita to speak at Chicago-area campuses this week
    Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was pulled by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media posts about Israel, plans to kick off a weeklong speaking tour Monday night at Northwestern University....
  • Robin Lord Taylor walks the walk as Penguin in 'Gotham'

    Robin Lord Taylor walks the walk as Penguin in 'Gotham'
    Oswald Cobblepot may be banished from Gotham City, but it won't be long before the future Penguin and Detective Jim Gordon once again cross paths in Fox's "Gotham." Just don't expect a fight scene, says Robin Lord Taylor, starring in his biggest role...
  • W.R. "Dick" Dell, 1921-2014

    W.R. "Dick" Dell, 1921-2014
    W.R. "Dick" Dell, a longtime editor for two Chicago-based encyclopedia companies, was the top editor for popular volumes, including Britannica's Book of the Year and the youth-oriented Britannica Junior. At World Book, Mr. Dell managed operations for...
  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • 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...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Weston, Davie students excel at national debate tourney

    Cypress Bay High School's debate team is only a few years old, but they've already made their mark nationally. They were one of only 10 to be named a School of Outstanding Distinction at the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament. The...
  • 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...
  • Cherlynlavaughn Bradley, Amoco chemist, dies at 62

      Cherlynlavaughn Bradley, Amoco chemist, dies at 62
    While attending college in the mid-1970s, Cherlynlavaughn Bradley joined the American Chemical Society and began a lifelong commitment to encouraging young people, especially girls, to pursue careers in chemistry. Ms. Bradley, 62, who in 2002 won the...
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
  • Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies

    Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies
    Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....