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  • Digging for information gold with data mining

    Digging for information gold with data mining
    The old image of looking for a needle in a haystack doesn't even come close to the realities of modern life. Simply put, the world is drowning in data. Every item scanned at every grocery store, every keystroke made on every website, every transaction...
  • Mies arrives in Chicago

    Mies arrives in Chicago
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, former head of the Bauhaus School of Design and a recent emigrant from Nazi Germany, was to be honored this evening on his appointment as director of the Armour Institute of Technology's department of architecture. But at a...
  • A growing environment

    A growing environment
    Generations entering college have never known a life that didn't include recycling and to keep up with their environmental mindset schools are greening up not only the curriculum but their campuses as well. Mark Olson, dean of enrollment at North Park...
  • Venice couple builds a modern home on top of a Venice cottage

    Venice couple builds a modern home on top of a Venice cottage
    Venice is home to a lot of extravagant architecture, whether it's Frank Gehry's playful deconstructions or Franklin Israel's experiments in postmodern collage. Yet even in such environs, Robert Choeff and Krystyan Keck's home on Cabrillo Avenue stands...
  • Hubbard Street Dance furthers its L.A. reach

    Hubbard Street Dance furthers its L.A. reach
    In Chicago they build things right -- and that goes for dance companies. In January, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago displayed its artistic vitality in Los Angeles with its splendid staging of Frederick Ashton's postwar masterpiece " Cinderella" at the...
  • California Academy of Sciences designs sustainability

    California Academy of Sciences designs sustainability
    RENZO PIANO'S original concept for the new California Academy of Sciences building in Golden Gate Park was elegantly simple: Slice out a huge, rectangular section of the park landscape, lift it 36 feet into the air and slide a new piece of architecture...
  • Influx of Indian students finds secure community at USC

    Influx of Indian students finds secure community at USC
    At the Manas grocery store and restaurant on Vermont Avenue near USC, graduate students from Mumbai and New Delhi stop by late at night to pick up a batch of malai kofta, vegetable dumplings, to fuel their engineering study sessions. Or they may sit down...
  • Cancer risk from cellphone use is still a matter for study

    Cancer risk from cellphone use is still a matter for study
    CALIFORNIANS who use hands-free cellular devices while driving may be doing themselves a favor in the long run. That's because scientists still can't say with certainty that placing a cellphone against the head is completely safe, especially for heavy...
  • Keeping up with ... Mt. Carmel's Craig Robinson

    Keeping up with ...  Mt. Carmel's Craig Robinson
    A single phone call in 2000 changed everything for Craig Robinson. It came from newly hired Northwestern men's basketball coach Bill Carmody and eventually led to Robinson, a Mt. Carmel graduate, joining the Wildcats' staff as an assistant. Making the...
  • In Chicago, Obama pledges flood help

     
    (Chicago Tribune photo by Milbert O. Brown.) by John McCormick Appearing in Chicago instead of Iowa this morning, Sen. Barack Obama offered his sympathies for victims of Midwest flooding and pledged to help them rebuild. "We'll work to ensure......
  • What happened to the U.S. Air Force lesbian who `told'? Don't ask

     
    Air Force Lt. Robin Chaurasiya (right) recalls being summoned to a meeting with her commanding officer at Scott Air Force Base near downstate Belleville last year. He read to her a copy of an e-mail that had come to his......
  • Update: Lesbian USAF officer honorably discharged

     
    In case you missed it, this story -- Air Force, in reversal, will discharge lesbian officer -- updates my April 6 column What happened to the U.S. Air Force lesbian who `told'? Don't ask. Reversing an earlier decision, the Air......