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Best Summer Day Camps In Chicago

From sports to science, the Chicago area offers plenty of day camps that your child is sure to enjoy this summer.

02/21/2014

Tony Jones #6 of the Northwestern Wildcats is congratulated by teammates including Geoff Mogus #53 after scoring a touchdown on the Maine Black Bears during the first quarter of their college football game at Ryan Field on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty

Hearings Begin As Labor Panel Weighs Northwestern Players’ Bid For Union

The National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.

02/12/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Colter On College Athletes: ‘We Don’t Have A Voice. It’s A Dictatorship’

Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he’s the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.

01/29/2014

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Photo: Northwestern To Wear Unique Alternate Jerseys

It’s safe to say Northwestern University is now 0-2 in alternate jerseys this year.

01/10/2014

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Northwestern, CPS Team Up To Provide High-Level Academics For Students

Northwestern University is announcing a new program aimed at getting more graduates of the Chicago public schools into the Evanston campus.

12/03/2013

A rendering of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and Payette's design for a biomedical research center on Northwestern University's medical campus in Streeterville. (Credit: Northwestern University)

Northwestern Seeks Input On 3 Designs For New Biomedical Research Center

After a long fight with preservationists, Northwestern University is now tearing down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville, to make way for a new biomedical research building.

11/07/2013

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Northwestern Library Acquires Horror Writer’s ‘Death Collection’ For Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, Northwestern University’s library in Evanston has amassed a macabre collection of items.

10/30/2013

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Video: Northwestern’s James Montgomery Finds Out He’s Getting A Scholarship

Wildcats guard James Montgomery finally got what he’s been working for.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

Pat Fitzgerald

Wisch: Against Winning Teams, Fitzgerald’s Record Takes A Big Hit

While reputations can often mislead, I’d argue that numbers don’t.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Wisch: Picking ‘Naming Rights’ For Big Ten Coaches

To show I’m not just blowing smoke, here are some other suggested sponsors for a few of the Big Ten basketball and football coaches:

670 The Score–10/08/2013

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Sells Naming Rights To AD’s Job

Everything is for sale.

670 The Score–10/07/2013

Ambulance

Northwestern Student Hurt In Fall From Frat House

A Northwestern University student was injured falling from the third floor of a fraternity house in north suburban Evanston Tuesday morning.

09/25/2013

Randi Belisomo and her late husband Carlos Hernandez Gomez. (Source: Facebook)

Reporter, Northwestern Doctor Launch Website About Facing Terminal Illness

It’s a topic no one wants to talk about: death. A new website hopes to provide support for loved ones of people facing terminal illness.

08/02/2013

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern To Pay Almost $3M To Settle Research Grant Fraud Claims

Northwestern University has agreed to pay the government almost $3 million because one of their cancer researchers was living large on federal dollars.

07/30/2013

Daniel Taylor (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

After 20 Years In Prison, Charges Dropped In 1992 Double Murder

A man who served two decades behind bars for the murders of two people — despite records showing he was in police custody at the time of the shooting — will soon go free, after prosecutors dropped all charges on Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2013

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Northwestern Professor Quits, Cites Students Behaving Badly

An adjunct professor at Northwestern’s school of medicine has quit his job and he’s moving away from the Evanston campus because he says he’s angry and disgusted that the school is tolerating bad behavior by students.

06/13/2013

This fossil primate was encased within a rock and discovered after the rock was split open, yielding a skeleton and impressions of primate bones on each side of the two rock halves. One half is shown here. (Photo Credit: Dr. Xijun Ni, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing)

Local Scientists Help Announce Discovery Of Oldest Primate Skeleton

A local husband and wife team of anthropologists have co-authored research regarding the discovery of a tiny monkey fossil that is one of the most complete and oldest fossils ever found.

06/05/2013

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Falling Beam Kills Construction Worker At Northwestern University

An autopsy was scheduled for Friday on a 57-year-old construction worker from Indiana, who died in an accident on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University.

05/16/2013

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Northwestern Student Found Dead In Lab Building

A Northwestern University student was found dead in a university building Sunday, Pioneer Press is reporting.

05/06/2013

Drew Crawford.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Crawford To Return To Northwestern

New Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins got a slice of good news Friday afternoon when forward Drew Crawford announced that he will remain at Northwestern for his final year of eligibility during the 2013-14 season.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

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