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  • Speaking of sports

     
    Headline: Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid' It is, I guess. Or, rather, risky. Cold weather isn't so terrible for football. The key playoff games are often held in frigid conditions. And the average temperature range on an......
  • Robert F. Anderson August 22, 1922 - February 4, 2014

    Robert F. Anderson  August 22, 1922 - February 4, 2014
    Advertising executive Robert F. Anderson died February 4, 2014, in Newport Beach, California. He was 91. Born in Evanston, Illinois, to Morna Catherine Byrne and Raymond Anderson, he lived in Chicago and showed athletic ability at an early age in speed...
  • 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...
  • Once there were giants

    Once there were giants
    Last Sunday, as you might remember since your brain is no longer frozen, was the nastiest of winter days. Still, a handful of people braved the snow and wind and cold and slick roads to make their way to the Museum of Science and Industry. "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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • July 26: Chicago Scene - Venus de Miles

    July 26: Chicago Scene - Venus de Miles
    Venus de Miles Event: Sunday, July 29 7 a.m. Start at Lake Forest College, 500 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest For more information: www.venusdemiles.com/
  • A look at the essay and its unique form

    A look at the essay and its unique form
    In the fall, I taught English 366: The Essay at Lake Forest College, a writing workshop devoted to the study of the essay as a unique genre. We were not midway through the first class meeting when a student asked me what the difference was between the...
  • 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...
  • Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan

    Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan
    Joe Griffith thought he could get the better of Lake Michigan. In the late 1950s, the lifeguard tried four times to swim the 38 miles from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind. Through the years, he faced stomach cramps, indigestion, 15-foot waves, navigation...
  • 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...