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February 17, 2019

Editorial: How Cold Was It?
We made it through the polar vortex, when the Chicago area was colder than Antarctica and competitive in absolute temperatures – but not wind chill – with Barrow, Alaska. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Room for a View: Crystal-ized
It’s Black History Month, a time to focus on the lives and experiences of Black folks in America, a month to acknowledge and appreciate the centuries of services and advancements Black people gave to the world as free people or not free.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Room for a View: Ten Commandments for Agers
There certainly can be more than 10 commandments. For Agers, anything that adds a sense of quality to life is a must, since it can compensate for the losses experienced during one’s later years. For Agers, being at peace and finding beauty and fullness in life is far, far better than waging war.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
More Room: Attention Must Be Paid
There’s a famous video on YouTube – blandly titled “Selective Attention Test” – of six college students passing basketballs to each other. Viewers are instructed to count the number of times the students wearing white shirts pass the ball.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
District 65 School Board Should Focus on Students With an IEP
Evanston CASE provides community, advocacy, support and education services for Evanston families whose children have disabilities.  As part of our mission, we advocate for improved policies and programs in our school systems to ensure that students with disabilities have a chance to meet ambitious objectives commensurate with their general education peers.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Editorial: Celebrations of Dr. King Conclude With History and Economic Empowerment
The celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Evanston extends well beyond the official holiday. This past weekend, Evanstonians remembered his legacy in words, music, dance and service. Two noteworthy events remain – one that brings a historical figure into focus and one that looks to the economic future.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Room for a View: Say What
This past Monday, Jan. 21, was a federal holiday to celebrate and honor the late African American Civil Rights leader, Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968).  Dr. King and others worked tirelessly to make the U.S.A. adopt measures/laws that promoted equal and fair treatment of its diverse populations.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Room for a View: Coping With Anxiety
Which comes first, anxiety or fear?
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
More Room: How to Survive a Plane Crash
Almost 2 million Americans take to the skies every day. Flying is fast, efficient and safe, far safer than driving, as we are constantly assured.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Editorial: Facing the Scorching, Stormy, Frigid, Parched Future: Climate Change
Last week’s report on climate change seems to have something to frighten nearly everyone.  Storms will intensify but periods between them could be hotter and drier. Things we relied on for food may not be available – but buying food that is out of season here and flown in from a distance may soon be a ridiculous luxury.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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