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  • Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards

    Announcing the 2013 Nelson Algren Awards
    As we launch the 2013 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, we consider our relationship — as Chicago Tribune journalists — to the world of fiction. Though we are dedicated to the world of fact, we recognize that fiction can help us make...
  • UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas

    UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas
    DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
  • Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season

    Classically Trained: Pacific Symphony ramps up for next season
    The 34th season of the Pacific Symphony promises to be a memorable one: its busy lineup includes traditional favorites, pops concerts, a new Sunday series at Soka University and the second year of the opera-vocal initiative. The 2012-13 season begins...
  • Authorities determine no threat exists after University of Texas evacuation

    (CNN) --  A bomb threat prompted evacuation of the University of Texas at Austin on Friday, though authorities determined there was no threat to campus, a university spokeswoman said. Police and federal authorities, including a bomb squad, had...
  • UT Austin campus evacuated following bomb threat

    UT Austin campus evacuated following bomb threat
    Officials at the University of Texas at Austin issued an alert Friday morning asking everyone to evacuate the campus as quickly as possible. “Evacuation due to threats on campus. Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible....
  • Bomb Threats Prompt Evacuations University of Texas at Austin

    Bomb Threats Prompt Evacuations University of Texas at Austin
    STORY HIGHLIGHTS - No threat found at University of Texas at Austin - About 51,000 students attend the flagship university, which is located in central Texas - A second bomb threat also surfaced Friday at the North Dakota State University A bomb...
  • Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities in Texas and North Dakota

    Bomb threats prompt evacuations at universities in Texas and North Dakota
    A pair of bomb threats have resulted in the evacuation of universities in North Dakota and Texas. The website for the University of Texas at Austin had an alert saying, “"Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible.”...
  • Elizabeth Brumfiel dies at 66; feminist archaeologist

    Elizabeth Brumfiel dies at 66; feminist archaeologist
    Elizabeth Brumfiel, a widely recognized scholar in the field of feminist archaeology who studied Aztec culture, examining not only the functional and economic significance of ancient relics but what scholars learned about changing gender roles and...
  • Acclimatize yourself

    Acclimatize yourself
    Every year, well-meaning fitness magazines and newspaper articles warn that our brains will melt like ice cream if we exercise outside in the heat of the day. Triple-digit temperatures and sauna-thick humidity are facts of life in some places. But it's a...
  • Book review: 'The Science of Kissing' by Sheril Kirshenbaum

    Book review: 'The Science of Kissing' by Sheril Kirshenbaum
    It's late at night and you're finishing a truly golden date. You drank Manhattans and discovered that you both geek out about B-horror films and the collected works of Philip K. Dick. To top it off, you can't stop staring into each other's eyes. When...
  • Rice? Soy? Goat? Knowing your 'milk' options

    Rice? Soy? Goat? Knowing your 'milk' options
    If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...
  • Western Costume, closet to the stars, turns 100

    Western Costume, closet to the stars, turns 100
    To the casual passerby, there's nothing remarkable about the 120,000-square-foot former printing plant fronting a sun-baked stretch of Vanowen Street in North Hollywood. There's nothing to indicate that, just beyond the double doors, gangsters are earning...