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U. of C. Student Found in Dorm Died of Alcohol Poisoning: Medical Examiner

"Ethanol and toxicity" were behind the death of Nicholas Barnes, pronounced dead February 15.

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Bobtail Ice Cream Celebrates 10th Anniversary by Doubling Scoops for Free

The ice cream shop started off as an idea for a University of Chicago business school competition.

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Chef Graham Elliot Loses 150 Pounds, Now His Surgeon Will Cook For Him

Elliot will celebrate his weight loss with a meal cooked by the U. of C. doctors who did the surgery.

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University of Chicago Construction Kicks Into Gear as Weather Breaks

The University of Chicago is warning of street closures and construction traffic as work ramps back up.

Hyde Park »

Checkerboard Lounge Struggles to Stay Afloat as 53rd Street Rises

The club is fighting to be a part of 53rd Street's revival in Hyde Park.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Prof Tackles Evolution in 'Your Inner Fish' on PBS

Neil Shubin will celebrate the premeire "Your Inner Fish" with a preview screening on April 3.

Hyde Park »

Hyde Park Robberies Spur Warning from Police

Two separate robberies were reported to police on Saturday.

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University of Chicago Police Seeks Public Comments as It Comes Under Review

The police force's policies will come under scrutiny as it pursues an optional accreditation.

Grand Boulevard »

Local Businesses Could Get More City, University Work Under New Programs

The new programs will help mom-and-pop shops get contracts with the city's largest institutions.

Hyde Park »

Anatomical Art Featured in New Exhibit at U. of C.

A University of Chicago doctor has curated images of the development of anatomical drawings.

Hyde Park »

Motherland Salon Vows to Fight Eviction by University of Chicago

Owner Sahan Kourouma said the university is pushing her to leave to make way for a business incubator.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Police Not Accountable, Petition Claims

A group of 800 signed a call to hold the university police to the same minimum standards as city police.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Selling Harper Court Two Months After Buying It

The university bought the office tower and storefronts for $98 million from the developers in November.

Hyde Park »

How Easy Is it To Get A Gun? U of C Crime Lab Gets $1 Million to Find Out

The Crime Lab received a MacArthur Foundation award to pursue its study of teen violence and guns.

Uptown »

'reWILDing Genius' at Steppenwolf Imagines Uptown as a Hacker Haven

The play, showing at the Steppenwolf through April 20, is set in Uptown.