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  • Don't care about music? You are not alone

    Don't care about music? You are not alone
    They are an elusive breed. Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...
  • Field Museum packs in science and much, much more

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more
    The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History." Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
  • City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

    WASHINGTON As he embarks on his final years in office, President Barack Obama has begun to look beyond the White House to his next task: solidifying his legacy. A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and...
  • 'The Book of Eggs' offers look at eggs of 600 bird species

    'The Book of Eggs' offers look at eggs of 600 bird species
    Who cares whether the chicken or the egg came first? The egg is far more interesting — at least in author Mark E. Hauber's hands. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
  • Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files

    Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files
    When public officials refuse to provide information about the alleged misconduct of police officers, they invite some damning conclusions: They're hiding something. They're protecting bad cops. They're more worried about appearances than about...
  • A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

    A trio of billionaires — Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed. The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however,...
  • U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms

    U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms
    University of Chicago Medicine's proposed project to expand the number of rooms in its new $700-million Center for Care and Discovery facility was denied Monday by state regulators. The $123.5 million U. of C. project would relocate 122 surgical beds and...
  • Review: The Promontory

    Review: The Promontory
    The Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West 312-801-2100 Rating: 3.5 (out of four) Heating up Starbucks, Five Guys Burgers, LA Fitness, Chipotle—there's no question that the Harper Court redevelopment has brought a number of shiny new chains to...
  • Tablet-based games may relax anxious kids before surgery

    Tablet-based games may relax anxious kids before surgery
    Playing with an iPad mini before going under anesthesia could relax some kids more than a sedative would, also making life easier for their parents and hospital staff, according to a recent study. "Anxiety is a major source of concern for children going...
  • Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects

     Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects
    Illinois school districts have employed hundreds of educators to teach everything from science to special education even though they lacked proper credentials in those subjects, a Tribune investigation has found. The assignment of teachers not...