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Report says nearly half of single mothers in college are black

Jennifer Lewis said she could have graduated two years ago from Malcolm X College in Chicago but took time off after having her son.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Violin-piano duo closes community concert season

As it closes its 83rd season with a performance Tuesday night by a violin-and-piano duo, the Topeka Community Concert Association will begin selling subscriptions to season No.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Washburn University, VanderCook College of Music

Mon Apr 14, 2014

My FOX Chicago

CTU praises Ald. Fioretti`s commuter tax proposal

An alderman, who first told FOX 32 News about his city income tax proposal two weeks ago, offered new details Monday and won praise from the Chicago Teachers Union.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Herald

West Dundee native leads dorm with goal of inclusion

Thirty-eight students live on the 22nd floor of Roosevelt University 's residence hall, and Brandon Rohlwing doesn't know, or care, how many of those students are male or how many are female.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WBEZ-FM Chicago

FDA approves heroin overdose antidote

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an easy-to-use device that delivers a life-saving antidote for suspected heroin overdoses.


Related Topix: Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Auditorium Theatre Adds to Grupo Corpo, 'Made in Chicago'...

As the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, led by Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary, more exciting announcements are made for the 2014 - 15 Season beginning September 2014.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Arts, Dance, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Ballet

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CBS Local

Move To Decriminalize Pot Possession Advances In Springfield

Advocacy groups urged state lawmakers to finally pass a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Art Voice

Cello a la Russe

This season's final Friends of Vienna concert on Sunday, April 6 at 3:30pm in the Unity Church , features the welcome return of Natasha Farny, Fredonia School of Music professor of cello, and the series debut of her accompanist, Chicago-based Roosevelt University professor of piano Kuan-Hao Huang, in a recital featuring masterworks from the Russian ... (more)


Tue Apr 01, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Schaid next director of Safe Passage

DeKALB – Mary Ellen Schaid has been named executive director of Safe Passage, DeKalb County's domestic violence and sexual assault prevention agency.


Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Dekalb County, IL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Dupage County, IL

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Steep Theatre Welcomes Nick Horst to Ensemble

Steep Theatre Company has announced that actor and long-time collaborator Nick Horst has joined their ensemble.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Theater, Arts

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Gapers Block

Roosevelt University Installs Multimedia Exhibit Honoring Real Estate Pioneer

"Lifescape: A Video Portrait of Marshall Bennett," a multimedia installation honoring one of Chicago's real-estate pioneers, will open to the public Friday at Roosevelt University's Heller College of Business and Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate.


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Joffrey Ballet to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 4/30-5/11

The Joffrey Ballet's 2013-14 "Masters of Dance" season comes to a close this spring with the U.S. Premiere of Krzysztof Pastor's Romeo & Juliet .


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Dance, Chicago, IL

The Joffrey Ballet Presents ROMEO & JULIET, 4/30-5/11

Pastor, Director of the Polish National Ballet and Resident Choreographer of the Dutch National Ballet, originally created this new version of Romeo & Juliet in 2008 for the Scottish Ballet.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Chicago, IL, Prokofiev, Classical, Sergei Prokofiev