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  • Startups from Northwestern, U of C, DePaul get 1871 membership

    Startups from Northwestern, U of C, DePaul get 1871 membership
    Five businesses founded at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and DePaul University were among nine grand prize winners in the inaugural Chicago College Startup Competition, an event presented by digital entrepreneurs’ hub 1871....
  • Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79

     Chicago architect Gerald Horn dies at 79
    Chicago architect Gerald Horn began his career helping design daring modernist houses in California. Toward the end of his working life, he crafted a California house whose airy, sun-bleached exterior reflected his passion for precisely honed details...
  • Court Theatre will host memorial service

    Court Theatre will host memorial service
    Court Theatre said Tuesday that it will host a memorial service at 7 p.m. Monday in honor of its master electrician of the past two seasons, Brenton Wright. Wright, who was 27, was killed Aug. 6 in a rock-climbing accident in California. Wright worked...
  • Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz

    Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz
    What is college for? To learn to think, to grapple with meaning and purpose, to ask how to live? Or to prepare for a career, to rack up an impressive resumé, to ask how to make a lot of money? Unsurprisingly, William Deresiewicz, former associate...
  • 'Bedrooms of the Fallen' captures bedrooms of deceased soldiers

    In the introduction to "Bedrooms of the Fallen," a new collection of photos by Ashley Gilbertson, author Philip Gourevitch invites readers to imagine Chicago emptied of all its residents. Each one of its 2.7 million inhabitants could stand for the...
  • Paul Hoffman, director, Dresner Partners

    Paul Hoffman, director, Dresner Partners
    Chicago-based investment bank Dresner Partners has promoted Paul Hoffman to director from senior vice president. Prior to joining Dresner Partners, Hoffman worked for nine years at Bank of America Securities in Chicago. Hoffman has a B.A. in economics...
  • PASSINGS: George W. Hilton

    PASSINGS: George W. Hilton
      George W. Hilton UCLA professor chronicled railroad and shipping history George W. Hilton, 89, a retired UCLA professor, author and transportation economist known for his study of railroads and shipping, died Aug. 4 of heart failure in Columbia,...
  • Authority for the people: Ferguson and the reverse Miranda rights

    Authority for the people: Ferguson and the reverse Miranda rights
    Since he was never arrested, it is likely that Michael Brown never was read his Miranda rights. It is even more likely that Darren Wilson never considered giving them before shooting Brown six times. Before almost any domestic arrest, law enforcement...
  • Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 6 hurt

    Overnight shootings leave 2 dead, 6 hurt
    Shootings on the South, West and Southwest sides left at least two people dead and six people hurt overnight, including three people shot, one fatally, in a single attack in the Gresham neighborhood, according to police. The Gresham shooting happened...
  • South Side development was on a roll — until recession

    South Side development was on a roll — until recession
    A decade ago, the South Side reveled in a surge of development, with condos and town houses sprouting from some of its empty lots. But the recession, which stifled construction all over the city, hit the South Side the hardest, a Tribune analysis of...
  • Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance

    Police officers hurt at South Side disturbance
    Eight people are in custody after a disturbance in the Avalon Park neighborhood left several officers with minor injuries Tuesday evening, police said. The disturbance broke out about 7:10 p.m. at a demonstration in the 7900 block of South Avalon...
  • Puppet Festival announces lineup

    Puppet Festival announces lineup
    The full roster of artists performing as part of the first Chicago International Puppet Festival was announced on Tuesday. In January, the 11-day compilation will bring together many Chicago venues that will present works by puppeteers from the United...