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Northwestern Music in May
The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music will present Handel's oratorio "Judas Maccabaeus" and four performances of Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutte" at Northwestern University in May. The Bienen School's annual outdoor Millennium Park Concert in downtown Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is free and open to the ... (more)
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Athletes' union responds to Northwestern appeal
Northwestern is appealing a ruling by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board who said that the school's football players are employees under federal law and thus entitled to unionize.
Vandals Slash Tires Of 19 Vehicles In Evanston
Some north suburban residents woke up Tuesday to find vandals had slashed the tires on their vehicles which had been parked on the street overnight.
Dress codes: Where Should Schools Set Limits?
Snow will develop throughout the morning hours and will occasionally be mixed with sleet and freezing rain for the southern portion of the area.
Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?
They're called leggings - popular tight-fitting pants that seem to be the favorite new target of the school dress code.
Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
'Mean Girls' celebrates 10 years as one of our...
This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the release of "Mean Girls," which made more than $129 million at the box office, became one of the most quoted movies of all time and nestled into the hearts of fans, where it has stayed for the past decade.
Music Institute of Chicago to Welcome Pianist Inna Faliks, 5/3
For its fourth annual Distinguished Alumni Concert, the Music Institute of Chicago presents pianist Inna Faliks Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston.
Evanston Seeking New Animal Shelter Partner
The City of Evanston is seeking a new partner to operate the Evanston Animal Shelter.
New Bike Lanes Coming To Evanston
The following is from the City of Evanston: The City of Evanston has been awarded nearly $1.5 million in federal funding for bicycle transportation improvements, Gov. Pat Quinn announced on Saturday.
Illinois House orders new audit of anti-violence spending under Quinn
Illinois House members have ordered up a deeper financial dive into the remnants of Gov. Pat Quinn's scandal-tainted Neighborhood Recovery Initiative after a damning state audit in February found the now-disbanded program was beset by "pervasive" mismanagement.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Renowned Indian Novelist Amitav Ghosh Coming to Northwestern
Renowned Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh will visit Northwestern University for two weeks starting Monday to teach undergraduate and graduate student/faculty seminars and to give two public lectures on writing about polyglot societies and traveling the opium route in Asia.
Walk to Cure Arthritis set for April 26 in Lake County
The Arthritis Foundation has announced the 12th annual Walk to Cure Arthritis Lake County will be on Saturday, April 26, at Old School Forest Preserve in Mettawa.
Muse of Fire Theatre to Auction Off Lead Roles in Romeo and Juliet Reading
Muse of Fire Theatre Company today announced a unique fundraiser - a gourmet dinner and reading of Romeo and Juliet where the roles are auctioned off to the general public.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Feministing Five: Lilly and Juliet Bond
If asked where I learned the most about feminism, empowerment, and consciousness, I'd give you two answers.
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NC State's Carlos Rodon takes another loss as he battles falling draft stock
Luke has worked for The News & Observer since 2000. He covered the Carolina Hurricanes and the NHL before becoming a sports columnist in August 2008.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Evanston Native Charlton Heston Postal Stamp Issued
Actor Charlton Heston, who was born in Evanston, was immortalized Friday in a U.S. Postal Service stamp.
'Time Out' Dubs Evanston 'Hottest Place to Eat'
You probably already knew this, but it's nice to hear others agree: Evanston's restaurant scene is hopping.
Huskers Ready for Northwestern, Illinois
The Huskers play in two conference away matches this weekend as they face Big Ten opponents No.
Northwestern Invites Public to View Lunar Eclipse
The following is from Northwestern University: Take a break from the frenzy of filing your tax returns and view the total eclipse of the moon close up in the early morning Tuesday, April 15, at Northwestern University's Dearborn Observatory.