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  • Oriental Institute hosts Mummies Night Oct. 25

     Oriental Institute hosts Mummies Night Oct. 25
    Looking for an unusual Halloween treat for the family? With a bit of education tossed in for good measure? Wrap yourself and the kids around Mummies Night, to be held Oct. 25 at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. The museum, which...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Three reasons immigration reform is still dead

    Ramesh Ponnuru: Three reasons immigration reform is still dead
    Would a Republican takeover of the Senate improve the prospects that an immigration bill will get to President Barack Obama's desk? That theory is making the rounds and some of the people who oppose the dominant approach to immigration reform are starting...
  • How undocumented students pay for college

    How undocumented students pay for college
    Zitlalli Roman has a job, an internship and an eye on getting a master's degree—maybe even a Ph.D. What she doesn't have is a Social Security number. Roman, a 24-year-old Northeastern Illinois University student, immigrated to the Chicago area...
  • Police shoot man to death after answering calls of gunfire

    Police shoot man to death after answering calls of gunfire
    A 25-year-old Back of the Yards man was shot to death by a police officer who was responding to a call of shots fired on the South Side early Sunday morning, authorities said. The man, identified as Ronald Johnson of 5100 block of South Lowe Avenue, was...
  • 2 wounded in separate city shootings

    2 wounded in separate city shootings
    Two people were wounded this morning in separate shootings on the city's Northwest and South sides, said officials. The latest shooting happened about 11:50 a.m. on the 2200 block of North Marmora Avenue in the city's Belmont Cragin neighborhood,...
  • Mayor proposes 'Bill of Rights' for college sex assault victims

    Mayor proposes 'Bill of Rights' for college sex assault victims
    A new ordinance requiring some local colleges to give students a "Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights" was introduced to the City Council Wednesday. The ordinance, introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Ald. Ed Burke (14th) and Ald. Latasha Thomas (17th),...
  • Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive

    Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive
    One day this past summer when I knew I would have a little free time, I thought I would meet up with Cameron Esposito, who seems to have very little free time anymore. A few years ago she had been a fixture on the Chicago comedy scene but decided the...
  • Should UIC, University of Hawaii stay in race for Obama library?

     Should UIC, University of Hawaii stay in race for Obama library?
    The University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Hawaii should be proud to be included among the four semifinalists to be the site of President Barack Obama's presidential library, as announced last week. But the next phase of this...
  • Man fatally stabbed in Gresham neighborhoood

    Man fatally stabbed in Gresham neighborhoood
    A 21-year-old man was fatally wounded in a stabbing during a fight Friday night on the South Side in the city's Gresham neighborhood. Preliminary reports said a fight broke out shortly before 8:30 p.m. on the 7700 block of South Emerald Avenue, said...
  • U. of C. Medicine to take aim at hepatitis C

    U. of C. Medicine to take aim at hepatitis C
    University of Chicago Medicine will receive a $6.2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to battle hepatitis C in Chicago, mounting an all-out assault on the disease, health care administrators will announce Thursday. About...
  • Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place

    Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place
    Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...