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The Daily Princetonian
The problem with dress codes
The internet has been buzzing recently with the controversy regarding a middle school in Evanston, Ill.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
The Seldoms Present Exit Disclaimer at Northwestern This Weekend
Presented by the School of Communication's dance program and open to the public, the hourlong production will reflect the many ways in which climate change is greeted -- from indifference to urgency.
Congregation Kneseth Israel presents Holocaust Memorial Day event
On Sunday, April 27, Congregation Kneseth Israel will present Marty Brounstein, author of "Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust," at 4 p.m. This presentation is being made as a part of Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day, an annual day of remembrance for those lost in the holocaust.
Voice of America
Breastfeeding May Reduce Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk
Researchers at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois analyzed data on levels of an inflammatory marker called c-reactive protein, or CRP, in a large group of young adults, ages 24 to 32. The data were part of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, sponsored by the U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
James Joyce Scholar Examines Place and Space in Irish Imaginary
Vincent J. Cheng, this year's Carole and Gordon Segal Visiting Professor in Irish Studies at Northwestern University, will examine the works of Irish novelist and poet James Joyce when he delivers the 2014 Segal Lecture at Northwestern on Tuesday, May 6. Cheng's lecture -- "Where is the Nation? Place, History, and the Irish Nation" -- will take ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Chicago's Michael Goldberg to Guest Direct 2014 Waa-Mu Show
The downtown Evanston store is creating a special Waa-Mu Concrete that will be available to sweet-loving Waa-Mu fans.
Evanston Resident Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias
Evanston Resident Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias Evanston, IL - 04/21/2014- The Alzheimer's AssociationAŽ announced Carrie Jackson of Evanston has been selected as a published author in the new edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
United Methodist Church
United Methodists remember missionary's legacy
In 2006, Tshala Mwengo, an Africa University graduate from the Democratic Republic of Congo, took part in missionary training with the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries.
Expansions: Evanston, You're Getting a Bangers & Lace
A real estate developer promised Evanstonians that the replacement for The Keg, a bar the mayor shuttered for underage drinking, would be "dignified."
As a popular fad, school dress codes too often fail kids
Leg-hugging leggings are the latest target of school dress codes in places where administrators worry they leave too little to the imagination.
The Columbus Dispatch
Super-strong, super-light - wonder material' might change everything
Andre Geim, left, and Konstantin Novoselov, physicists at the University of Manchester in England, were awarded the Nobel Prize for physics in 2010 for their experiments with graphene.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
More Than Full Plate Coming Up
Muriel Anderson performs a house concert at casa del Tuber in Wauconda. Contact Hank Tuber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 487-0464 for details.
North Campus Construction Begins Next Phase April 21
The next phase of construction on the north part of Northwestern University's Evanston campus will begin Monday, April 21 when construction starts on the global hub for the Kellogg School of Management and the new North Campus parking structure opens for parking.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Go Green Wilmette Pilot Project Backyard Ice Rink Liners Recycling
Typically plastic ice rink liners canA1t be picked up for recycling and usually end up in garbage dumps.
Rocky Mount Telegram
Dress codes challenge schools
Jamie Renfro hugs and kisses her daughter Kamryn, 9, after meeting March 25 with the board of directors of Caprock Academy in Grand Junction, Colo.
Space-Tested Fluid Flow Concept Advances...
A new medical-testing device is being prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease .
Jennifer Pritzker Named to 'Out' Magazine's Power List
Evanston billionaire Jennifer Pritzker has been named to Out magazine's "Power 50" list , alongside other notable movers and shakers like Apple CEO Tim Cook, MSNBC star Rachel Maddow and basketball player Brittney Griner.
Christian Science Monitor
Scientists find an 'ugly duckling' to convert waste heat to electricity
Researchers looking for better ways to convert waste heat into electricity have stumbled across a simple material that is smashing records for making that conversion efficiently.
New 'Intellectual' Bookstore to Replace Bookman's Alley
A new bookstore, Bookends & Beginnings, plans to open as a general-interest, independent bookstore in June in the former Bookman's Alley space at 1712 Sherman Ave., according to an article in the Daily Northwestern.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz Supports Northwestern University Performing Arts Center
Chicago Blackhawks chairman William Rock well "Rocky" Wirtz and his wife, Marilyn, are supporting the Northwestern University School of Communication by creating an endowment that will fund innovative student and faculty projects in the Theatre and Interpretation Center at Northwestern -- and rename the center.