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  • Local campuses report few sex assaults, but experts say it's higher

    Local campuses report few sex assaults, but experts say it's higher
    At the heart of the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, there is what activist Kaethe Morris Hoffer terms "a tragic paradox:" A rapist and his victim likely know each other; the attacker is someone whom his victim has chosen to spend time...
  • Local Scoreboard

    THURSDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Bloom 3, Beecher 2 Chicago Christian 7, Rich Central 3 (6 innings) Marist 11, Lincoln-Way Central 2 Nazareth 9, Stagg 6 (5 innings) Shepard 5, Illiana Christian 0 (6 innings) Thornwood 4, Reavis 3 Tinley...
  • Norma Friedemann, Evanston

    Norma Friedemann, Evanston
    Age: 84 Writing letters since: The early 2000s, mainly for the Chicago Tribune. Writes about a variety of issues in Illinois from gun control to health care costs. Her biggest concern is climate change, saying, "It upsets me that people don't realize...
  • Yellow Cab bankruptcy means couple may not see 'a dime' of $26M verdict

    Yellow Cab bankruptcy means couple may not see 'a dime' of $26M verdict
    The company that operates Yellow Cab in Chicago filed for bankruptcy protection early Wednesday, just hours after a Cook County jury awarded nearly $26 million to a real estate executive from Hinsdale who was severely brain damaged in a high-speed taxi...
  • News and Schmooze: Year two of a cancer fundraiser and spring holiday ideas

    Once again, Ovarian Cycle Chicago is ready to roll on Sunday, April 12 from 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. at Midtown Athletic Club, 2211 Waukegan Road, Bannockburn. Thanks to the efforts of many sponsors and participants, including Jenna Eisenberg, chair of the...
  • Chicago classical music recommendations

     Chicago classical music recommendations
    Chicago Bach Project: Conductor John Nelson's cycle of J.S. Bach's sacred choral masterpieces this year comes round to the dramatic "St. John Passion," with the Chicago Bach Choir and Orchestra, and vocal soloists that include Nicholas Phan as the...
  • Chicago book news: Jeffery Renard Allen shortlisted for PEN/Faulkner Award

    Chicago book news: Jeffery Renard Allen shortlisted for PEN/Faulkner Award
    Jeffery Renard Allen's novel "Song of the Shank" is one of five finalists for the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. "Song of the Shank" is a fictionalized account of 19th century piano prodigy "Blind Tom" Wiggins, who was born into slavery in 1840s...
  • Bradshaw: Never too early to start thinking about careers

    Bradshaw: Never too early to start thinking about careers
    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: As parents we're looking for a summer camp for our 11-year-old son. He is a straight "A" student and we want him to have a good time but we also want to give him a jump start on thinking about college and choosing a career. He and his...
  • Chicago City Council approves Obama library land transfer

    Chicago City Council approves Obama library land transfer
    The Chicago City Council on Wednesday took the step supporters of a Barack Obama presidential library on the South Side hope clears the way for the project to move forward, voting unanimously to turn over about 20 acres in one of two parks should the...
  • Man accused of stabbing roommate arrested in Texas

    Man accused of stabbing roommate arrested in Texas
    Authorities in Texas arrested a Wilmette man accused of stabbing his roommate several times and biting off a part of his ear Friday at their East Hyde Park apartment, officials said. Ross Jacobs, 27, attacked and stabbed his 27-year-old roommate...
  • Spahlinger festival the best-kept musical secret in town

    Spahlinger festival the best-kept musical secret in town
    What if they gave a new-music party and hardly anybody showed up? I came away with that feeling Saturday night at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, where Ensemble Dal Niente and guest artists took part in the penultimate event of an...