Where’s the World Cup video game this year?

By Nick Kariuki Thousands will travel to Canada this summer to watch 24 national soccer teams compete across six cities for the World Cup title. In the sports video game world, industry leader Electronic Arts Inc. takes the opportunity to release a new title of its licensed “FIFA” franchise. That means a game with all […]

Is it time for portfolio managers to hedge?

By Lucy Ren Shirley Luo, 29 years old, has been with Goldman Sachs since 2007. A vice president in the distressed-debt trading group, Luo recently quit the prestigious company this year, to join a start-up hedge fund. Luo’s career change is not unique in the investment banking industry. She said six or seven in her […]

Cubs fans donate to Illinois tornado relief

By Hannah Beery Lisa LaSala sat in the Kirkland Fire Department Tuesday, temporary home of the American Red Cross, and thought about the next steps for tornado relief in nearby Fairdale and Rochelle. But cleaning up home base when putting back together a community torn apart by a tornado means more than brushing off the […]

VIDEO: Buddy Program connects Alzheimer’s patients with medical students

By Tanni Deb Northwestern University’s Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center has developed a Buddy Program that connects first-year medical students with people who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other related illnesses. Through the program, buddies meet with each other on a regular basis and build a relationship outside of the clinical setting. Reporter Tanni Deb […]