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Chicago Public Schools CEO

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July 08, 2009 - Chicago Public Schools CEO

A report card for Chicago public schools came out today. The number of students meeting or exceeding state expectations has risen by two percentage points. Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman tells us exactly what that means for the city.

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Inside the Old Chicago Post Office

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July 08, 2009 - Inside the Old Chicago Post Office

Last year's box office hit The Dark Knight filmed some scenes inside Chicago's famed post office. We take a peek inside the landmark building as the post office prepares to auction it off to the highest bidder.

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Race and Body Image: Caucasian Women

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Race and Body Image: Caucasian Women

Caucasian women speak about the constant barrage of images depicted on television, movies, and in advertisements and the effects of those images. The ladies also share their thoughts on women altering their physical appearance to compete in the corporate world (recorded August 2008).

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Race and Body Image: Asian Women

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Race and Body Image: Asian Women

Asian women share personal stories about the effects of not seeing many Asian role models in popular culture and why they believe the stereotypical images still persist and are partly accepted in society. They also discuss the increasing popularity of cosmetic surgery among Asians (recorded August 2008).

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Spending Cuts for Illinois

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July 07, 2009 - Spending Cuts for Illinois

Today, Governor Quinn laid out more than a billion dollars in spending cuts to close the state's budget gap. Christian Farr tells us what state programs could be slashed.

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Chicago Matters: Beyond Burnham

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July 07, 2009 - Chicago Matters: Beyond Burnham

What's the region doing to prepare for its future water needs? Rich Samuels tells us as we continue this year's Chicago Matters series, Beyond Burnham.

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Gas Prices and Society

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July 07, 2009 - Gas Prices and Society

How the inevitable rise in gas prices will change our lives for the better -- that's the tagline of the new book $20 Per Gallon. The book's author, Christopher Steiner, tells us how he thinks higher gas prices could improve society.

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University of Illinois Admissions Controversy

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July 06, 2009 - University of Illinois Admissions...

The chancellor of the University of Illinois testified before the state's Admissions Review Committee, which is investigating claims that well-connected students received special preference in the school's admissions process. Elizabeth Brackett was at that meeting, and has the latest on the controversy.

Download the PDFs of the university email correspondences which were received in response to a Freedom of Information request from the Admission Review Committee:

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Chicago Business

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July 06, 2009 - Chicago Business

Another historic piece of Chicago is on the market. The Ambassador East and the Pump Room have caught the eye of a flashy developer. Kris Kridel has that story and the other business news of the day.

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Race & Body Image

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July 08, 2009 - Race & Body Image

The Chicago Tribune's Dawn Trice joins us to discuss our joint five-part online series that explores women's body image issues and race. Watch video discussions among series participants and learn more about the issue as they discuss what race and body image means to them. Then, share your thoughts on the Chicago Tonight Message Board.

Race and Body Image

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Race and Body Image: African-American Women

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Race and Body Image: African-American Women

Black women discuss whether or not the white community has any influence on how they view themselves. The women also discuss Michelle Obama's emergence on the national stage and how the country's first African-American First Lady will impact the American standard of beauty. (recorded October 2008)

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Race and Body Image: Muslim Women

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Race and Body Image: Muslim Women

Muslim women talk about the importance of modesty in Muslim culture, the decision to wear or not wear head coverings, and the influence of American culture on young Muslim girls. They also discuss how their faith affects their self-esteem (recorded August 2008).

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Race and Body Image: Hispanic Women

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Race and Body Image: Hispanic Women

Hispanic women discuss the importance of curves in the Hispanic community and the increasing popularity of cosmetic surgery. The women also talk about how Hispanic and American standards of beauty are merging for younger generations (recorded August 2008).

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News Analysis with Elizabeth Brackett

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July 07, 2009 - News Analysis with Elizabeth Brackett

Elizabeth Brackett sits down with a panel of lawmakers to get their reaction to Quinn's proposed cuts.

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Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Lynn Sweet

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July 07, 2009 - Chicago Sun-Times Columnist Lynn Sweet

President Obama is hoping to boost Chicago's bid to get the 2016 Olympics, but will his support be enough to put the bid over the top? Chicago Sun-Times columnist Lynn Sweet joins us with that story, and all the latest news from Washington, D.C.

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Michael Jackson Memorial Service

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July 07, 2009 - Michael Jackson Memorial Service

We take a look at some of the tributes from today's memorial service for pop icon Michael Jackson.

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News Analysis with Carol Marin

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July 06, 2009 - News Analysis with Carol Marin

The Tribune Company has reportedly reached an agreement to sell the Cubs to investor Tom Ricketts for approximately $900 million. Carol Marin and her panel examine what this means for the team this year, and beyond.

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