By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Sports Writer In spite of great defense played by both teams, the number 11th ranked University of Chicago Maroons women’s soccer team fell short of its goal after1-0 loss to Messiah College in overtime of the NCAA Division III Championship Final Four hosted in Salem, Va. “What a great game,” said Amy […]
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By M.L. RANTALA Classical Music Critic Composer and University of Chicago professor Ralph Shapey created the Chicago Contemporary Players in 1964 as an ensemble dedicated to the performance of contemporary classical music. It was renamed Contempo in 2004. To kick off its 52nd season this past weekend, artistic director Marta Ptaszynska created something of a […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Longtime activist and Hyde Park resident Suzanna “Sue” Juliet Purrington passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, after a short illness. Her life’s work involved social and political activism. Many of her friends also recall her love for gardening and pets. Purrington was born to Reverend and Mrs. Robert Purrington on […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Dr. Janellen Huttenlocher, a professor of psychology at the University of Chicago, died in Chicago, Nov. 20, due to complications from acute pancreatitis and heart disease. She was 84. Huttenlocher was a pioneer in the field of childhood development whose research explored how children acquire language, understand space and learn […]
Celebration of life for Ursula and Carl Selby on their marriage anniversary Date: Sunday, December 11 Location: 1700 E. 56th St. Time: 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The South African food chain, Nando’s Peri-Peri, will soon be opening a new Hyde Park location at 1447 E. 53rd St., and restaurant goers will be greeted by a beautiful, hand-painted 10-by-36-foot mural above the restaurant’s façade. The mural is currently being created by South African artist, Kilmany-Jo Liversage, who […]