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  • Lake Forest turns focus to ravine ecology

    Lake Forest turns focus to ravine ecology
    The acres of ravines and bluffs carved into the landscape – host to running water, as well as native plants and animal species – characterize North Shore communities along Lake Michigan. The ravines, some suffering from neglect and...
  • Guppy sex proves the odd guy is in

    Guppy sex proves the odd guy is in
    When it comes to sex in the rivers of Trinidad, apparently the odd man is in. Female guppies greatly prefer the spicy pisces, choosing to mate with males who are too cool for the school, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal...
  • Goalie Godinez leads DePaul into NCAA women's soccer tournament

    Goalie Godinez leads DePaul into NCAA women's soccer tournament
    Alejandria Godinez returned to her home in suburban Denver after her freshman year at DePaul and began working out with her father, Willy, as she had done for years. The goalkeeper had a big goal for her sophomore season with the Blue Demons soccer team....
  • Remembering Ted Schaefer

    Remembering Ted Schaefer
    Forever cursed, that shabby little Lincolnwood Mall on Touhy. The day before Halloween, 2012: Planted ankle-deep in a heap of scattered shoes while my daughters ransacked Payless for potential costume footwear. "Hurry up and pick, girls. No one's going to...
  • Students get real-world experience working with businesses

     Students get real-world experience working with businesses
    A group of Lake Forest College students created comprehensive marketing plans and strategies for three local businesses to help them grow. "I don't think you realize until you've opened a business what's really involved and these students are getting...
  • Schmich: In praise of the park bench

    Schmich: In praise of the park bench
    Let's pause, here in the remains of summer, to praise the humble park bench. I have a favorite park bench. Two, really. The second sits just off Lake Shore Drive at Fullerton Avenue and looks out on the curve of lake along the city's skyline. It's a...
  • Diana Nyad to meet skeptics of record swim from Cuba

    Diana Nyad to meet skeptics of record swim from Cuba
    U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad plans to meet a group of fellow endurance swimmers to answer skeptics about her record-breaking crossing of the Florida Straits last week. Some long-distance swimmers have taken to social media and blogs to discuss...
  • Authors M-Q

    Anthony Madrid Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.” Rebecca Makkai Rebecca Makkai is...
  • Rosenthal: A call for NFL to draft Chicago as draft site

    Rosenthal: A call for NFL to draft Chicago as draft site
    The National Football League made official on Tuesday what Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week. Because of a scheduling conflict with Easter spectaculars at New York's Radio City Music Hall, the league's own NFL draft extravaganza will shift...
  • Joseph B. Platt dies at 96; founding president of Harvey Mudd College

    Joseph B. Platt dies at 96; founding president of Harvey Mudd College
    Launching a new college would "clearly be a great adventure but so is jumping off a bridge," physicist Joseph B. Platt wrote decades after accepting the challenge in 1956 to become the founding president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont. Humor was a...
  • Tollway's job numbers from $12 billion program don't add up

    Tollway's job numbers from $12 billion program don't add up
    The Illinois Tollway this year will go full speed on a $12 billion construction program, touting it as a jobs generator that will put an estimated 120,000 people to work over 15 years. But while additional billions in increased tolls already are adding...
  • Designers seek input of riders to develop useful transportation apps

     Designers seek input of riders to develop useful transportation apps
    George Aye and Sara Cantor Aye want to help improve the experience of using mass transit in the Chicago area, and they are appealing for your participation. The husband and wife team last year opened the Greater Good Studio, a Chicago firm that uses...