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  • Northwestern students design penguin bootie

    Northwestern students design penguin bootie
    The Shedd Aquarium had a problem: From time to time, its penguins did not have happy feet. The birds, particularly the older ones, developed bumblefoot — uncomfortable lesions that can be caused by standing too long on a rough surface. The Shedd...
  • Meet the new CPS board members

    Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel tapped a new team to lead the embattled Chicago Public Schools on Monday, including seven new members to fill the Chicago Board of Education. The stewards of the nation's third-largest school system include: David Vitale:...
  • Few arrests, convictions in campus sex assault cases

    Few arrests, convictions in campus sex assault cases
    Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities. The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
  • Music students provide great music throughout city and suburbs

    While students are refining and honing their skills in music programs across Chicagoland, residents benefit greatly from their time and talents. "The effect of having so many student musicians is a profound one on Chicago," says Richard Van Kleeck,...
  • Q & A with Steve Antonoff

    Q & A with Steve Antonoff, the originator of the college lists found on InsideCollege.com, and author of "The College Finder: Choosing the School That's Right for You" (Wintergreen Orchard House, 2008). Why did you decide to compile all these lists? "No...
  • Faces of Fenger

    Faces of Fenger
    In September they were two teens heading into senior year. Vashion "B.J." Bullock and Montrell Truitt lived in the same neighborhood on the Far South Side, were classmates at Fenger High School and were being raised by the firm hands of protective...
  • Setting up possible union fight, Emanuel picks new team to helm CPS

    Setting up possible union fight, Emanuel picks new team to helm CPS
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel pushed ahead with his pledge to reshape Chicago Public Schools on Monday, introducing an executive team led by a reformer from Rochester, N.Y., who has been unafraid to mix it up with teachers unions and parents. Jean-Claude...
  • Three iconic Northwestern buildings could become part of historic district

    Three iconic Northwestern buildings could become part of historic district
    Three buildings that share a Gothic Revival style of architecture and gray limestone cladding on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus could soon become part of a historic district, officials announced on Tuesday. The Commission on Chicago...
  • Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today

    Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today
    Musician Stevie Wonder and actress Cloris Leachman were among those who received honorary degrees from Northwestern University this morning. Joining them was Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, who also gave the keynote address this...
  • Worker in fatal construction site accident identified

    Worker in fatal construction site accident identified
    A man working at a construction site on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston who died after he was struck by a beam that fell from six stories up this morning has been identified. The beam was knocked loose by a construction crane and struck...
  • George Kotsiopoulos teaches job-seeking grads the art of the selfie

    George Kotsiopoulos teaches job-seeking grads the art of the selfie
    The art of the selfie can be a lot more complicated than fish faces and flattering angles, particularly for recent college graduates trying to nail a job. To address the issue and make sure Millennials aren't posting frat party pictures as their job...
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...