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  • TRICE: South Side student makes art in the kitchen

    TRICE: South Side student makes art in the kitchen
    As a young boy, Darrell Crawford played his heart out on the basketball court in his South Side neighborhood, imagining he'd one day become an NBA star. But he quickly realized that the sports arena wasn't where he excelled. He performed much better...
  • Antarctic snow cruiser's arduous journey

    Antarctic snow cruiser's arduous journey
    The giant Muon g-2 electromagnet that inched its way through the Chicago area last week wasn't the first scientific marvel to snarl traffic even as it excited imaginations. Rear Adm. Richard Byrd's massive Antarctic snow cruiser made nearly the...
  • Create safe learning environments

    I run a non-profit called Do Your P'Art Foundation that brings kids from all over Chicago and the suburbs together through school partnerships and field trips. We work with about 1,000 students a year and keep growing. The program’s purpose is to...
  • Ground zero tower not yet nation's tallest

     Ground zero tower not yet nation's tallest
    For years now, it has seemed a foregone conclusion that One World Trade Center, the skyscraper that has arisen on the site of the destroyed twin towers in lower Manhattan, would rise to a symbolic height of 1,776 feet and dethrone Chicago's Willis Tower...
  • DePaul University's new theater building breaks from routine

    DePaul University's new theater building breaks from routine
    For decades now, new buildings at DePaul University have seemed to be performing acts of architectural penance. Invariably faced in brick and trimmed in stone or some imitation of it, these buildings politely fit their leafy Lincoln Park environs, but...
  • Championing health careers to students who might otherwise fall by the wayside

    Championing health careers to students who might otherwise fall by the wayside
    Regnal Jones is a University of Chicago-trained molecular geneticist. John Bradley has a master's degree in urban education from Harvard. The two have devoted the bulk of their careers and lives to helping Chicago-area students become doctors, nurses,...
  • Expert's new career prescription: Forget about becoming a doctor

    Expert's new career prescription: Forget about becoming a doctor
    I was talking to Regnal Jones recently about the Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program, where he's been executive director since 1985 and has helped nearly 5,000 students from underrepresented racial and socioeconomic groups enter the health...
  • Rosenthal: Keeping genius in Illinois

    Rosenthal: Keeping genius in Illinois
    There are 140 or so miles of highway between the heart of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's not the most exciting stretch of road unless you look at it as an asphalt umbilical cord. Coming to terms with the fact that its...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education

    For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education
    Brittney Bratton made it only partway through rehearsing her high school graduation speech before she had to stop. "Stay strong," called Danita Allen, school counselor at Youth Connection Leadership Academy as Bratton tried to collect herself. "If...
  • Camp Douglas effort stirs ghosts of the Civil War

    Camp Douglas effort stirs ghosts of the Civil War
    If you are among those who believe in ghosts, you've got it made. According to various surveys and studies, something in the neighborhood of 45 percent of adults in this country believe in ghosts. That number is almost certainly higher here, since we have...
  • Meet Patrick Kane's mullet barber

    Meet Patrick Kane's mullet barber
    Walk past a row of four shoe-shining chairs raised on a wooden stage. Take a right. Front and center, a fireplace flickers. A leather ottoman sits next to it, shelving everything from Playboy, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines. Within an arm&...