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Teens Post Online Content to Appear Interesting, Popular and Attractive

Teens Post Online Content to Appear Interesting, Popular and Attractive

Teens work very hard to create a favorable online image through careful selection of which photos, activities and links to post on Facebook and Instagram, according to a recent study… Read more »

Restoring Memory Creation in Older or Damaged Brains

Restoring Memory Creation in Older or Damaged Brains

Aging or impaired brains can once again form lasting memories if an enzyme that applies the brakes too hard on a key gene is lifted, according to University of California,… Read more »

Pets Benefit Our Mental Health

Pets Benefit Our Mental Health

A new meta-analysis of 17 academic papers finds evidence that having a pet benefits people with mental health problems. The research also reviews the pet owners’ testimonials, laying out the… Read more »

Money Only Buys Happiness for a Certain Amount

Money Only Buys Happiness for a Certain Amount

There is an optimal point to how much money it takes to make an individual happy, and that amount varies worldwide, according to research from Purdue University. “That might be… Read more »

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

While this flu season is still one of the worst seen in years, the first signs that infection rates are starting to level off were reported by U.S. health officials… Read more »

Madigan Alerts Residents to School Violence Tipline

Madigan Alerts Residents to School Violence Tipline

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today alerted Illinois residents to the School Violence Tipline for anyone to anonymously report threats of violence or weapons violations on school grounds. Madigan urged Illinois… Read more »

Over 1,400 Noble Network of Charter Schools Students Registered as New Voters

Over 1,400 Noble Network of Charter Schools Students Registered as New Voters

On Tuesday, ahead of the state’s deadline, students and staff from the Noble Network of Charter Schools delivered 1,421 students’ new voter registration forms to the Cook County Board of… Read more »

Malcolm X College Receives LEED Gold Certification

Malcolm X College Receives LEED Gold Certification

Mayor Emanuel and City Colleges announced that Malcolm X College has received the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design’s (LEED) Gold certification. The LEED rating system was developed by the… Read more »

Heritage Middle School Hosts Social Studies Themed Family Night

Heritage Middle School Hosts Social Studies Themed Family Night

On Thursday evening, more than 50 students and their families gathered at Heritage Middle School in Berwyn for the first civics and social studies-themed family night, an event filled with… Read more »

Goodman Theatre Selects Chicago Schools for Disney Program

Goodman Theatre Selects Chicago Schools for Disney Program

Goodman Theatre is pleased to announce the five Chicagoland elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the 2018 “Disney Musicals in Schools” program, an outreach initiative developed by… Read more »