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  • First lady notes personal struggles in Chicago graduation

    First lady Michelle Obama drew on her hometown connections and personal struggles from college and the White House Tuesday during a Chicago high school graduation speech to the classmates of an honor student gunned down in 2013 near the Obama family home....
  • Prep Notebook: Southern victory grounded in superstition

    Prep Notebook: Southern victory grounded in superstition
    Some people might have been wondering what some Southern baseball players were doing in the minutes following their victory over Eastern Tech on Saturday. After the team and coaches saluted their fans and posed for pictures after winning their second...
  • Fight bias while you're sleeping? Northwestern study says yes

    Fight bias while you're sleeping? Northwestern study says yes
    New research done by Northwestern University scientists in Evanston show that sleep may help us defeat our racial and gender biases. Their findings were published May 29 in the journal "Science," in a paper called "Unlearning implicit social biases...
  • California student accepted to every Ivy League school

    It would have been a success story if Fullerton High School senior Fernando Rojas, the son of Mexican immigrants whose schooling stopped in the eighth grade, was accepted to college. But the 17-year-old achieved a surprising clean sweep — he was...
  • The cost of saying yes to convenience

     The cost of saying yes to convenience
    I'm not buying an Apple Watch. It's not because I'm cheap, or a Luddite or not fully initiated into the Cult of Steve. I'm not buying one because it would make my life too easy, too convenient. We live in the Age of Convenience. That concept lies at...
  • The cost of saying yes to convenience

    The cost of saying yes to convenience
    I'm not buying an Apple Watch. It's not because I'm cheap, or a Luddite or not fully initiated into the Cult of Steve. I'm not buying one because it would make my life too easy, too convenient. We live in the Age of Convenience. That concept lies at...
  • Announcement: Bill and Marilyn Cohen celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Announcement: Bill and Marilyn Cohen celebrate 60th wedding anniversary
    Married in their hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y. on June 12, 1955, the Cohens have made Evanston their home for the past 45 years. Bill holds a Ph.D from Princeton University and is a professor emeritus from Northwestern. He spent 30 years as the the...
  • It's graduation season: Members of Class of '15 talk about future plans

    It's graduation season: Members of Class of '15 talk about future plans
    The ritual is upon us. High school graduations — many, many high school graduations — are being staged. And while we can't introduce you to everyone in the Class of 2015, we did catch up with four notable area graduates. They talked...
  • So Percussion makes mayhem with mallets

    So Percussion makes mayhem with mallets
    The chamber ensemble So Percussion has a straightforward name, but like this quartet itself, it has a way of revealing more than what may be initially apparent. "So" is derived from a Japanese term translated as "to play music." It also has other...
  • Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average

    Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average
    Creeping grade inflation is weakening the academic economy of our nation. It's also fueling widespread resistance to standardized testing at the heart of the educational reform movement known as the Common Core State Standards. I inflate my grades....
  • Actress Ellie Kemper talks about performing in Chicago, starring in 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' and more

    Actress Ellie Kemper talks about performing in Chicago, starring in 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' and more
    Ellie Kemper lived in Chicago for three months in 2001. She was 21 years old, approaching her senior year at Princeton University and taking a level one improvisation class at ImprovOlympic under the iconic TJ Jagodowski. “It was the best thing...