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Gads Hill Center Receives Grant

Gads Hill Center Receives Grant

Gads Hill Center recently received a $50,000 grant through Chicago Tribune Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund. This two-year grant will support Gads Hill Center’s Building Leaders program. The Building Leaders… Read more »

Global Engineering and Architecture Design Firm Relocates to Chicago

Global Engineering and Architecture Design Firm Relocates to Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined global engineering and architecture design consulting firm exp to announce that the company is moving its operational headquarters from the Greater Toronto Area to Chicago. The… Read more »

New Entrepreneurship Center Bolsters Berwyn’s Small Business Community

New Entrepreneurship Center Bolsters Berwyn’s Small Business Community

We’ve all participated in the annual tradition of setting resolutions that challenge ourselves personally – to become more physically fit, save money or take up a hobby. Most successful entrepreneurs… Read more »

Panel to Examine Media’s Role in Racial, Political Discourse

Panel to Examine Media’s Role in Racial, Political Discourse

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s African American studies department will present “The Press, Race, and Contemporary Politics,” a panel discussion addressing the role of news media in debates about… Read more »

Local Middle School Student Wins Triton College’s First Ever ‘President for a Day’ Contest

Local Middle School Student Wins Triton College’s First Ever ‘President for a Day’ Contest

One local middle school student earned the unique opportunity to experience what it’s like to lead an institution that helps community members reach their educational and personal goals. Clarisse Panlilio,… Read more »

Morton College Hosts Hall of Fame Ceremony

Morton College Hosts Hall of Fame Ceremony

Photo Caption 1: Dr. Stan Fields, MC President; Richard Vavra, Morton College Foundation, President; Sallie Nyhan Davis, Friends of Morton Foundation, Development Officer; Mr. Jim Peterik, Class of 2017 Hall… Read more »

Five CPS Families, Board of Education Sue to End State’s Discrimination

Five CPS Families, Board of Education Sue to End State’s Discrimination

In an effort to force the State of Illinois to equitably fund Chicago students, five families and the Board of Education sued Tuesday to declare the State’s separate and unequal… Read more »

Baby’s Sex Plays Role in Pregnant Woman’s Immunity

Baby’s Sex Plays Role in Pregnant Woman’s Immunity

Women have claimed for years that their bodies react differently whether they’re pregnant with a male or female baby. Some studies suggest that a baby’s sex could play a role… Read more »

Procedures Plastic Surgeons Don’t Want You to Get

Procedures Plastic Surgeons Don’t Want You to Get

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), plastic surgeons performed a total of almost two million surgical procedures in 2015, up seven percent from the year before…. Read more »

The Multicultural Wild West

The Multicultural Wild West

by Daniel Nardini One of the greatest myths about the “Wild West” was that it has been portrayed as a truly wild and lawless place in countless theater plays, movies… Read more »