Labor department reports lowest jobless claims since mid-July

By Antea Gatalica Initial jobless claims fell to 263,000, a decrease of 13,000, in the week ended Oct. 3, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The 4-week moving average in the week ended Oct. 3 stood at 267,500, a 1.1 percent change decrease from the week prior. The number of people continuing to receive […]

Series of medical emergencies not enough to tackle Northwestern football player

Matt Frazier, NU Football Player

By JORDAN RAY In January, Northwestern offensive lineman Matt Frazier had surgery on his right ankle. In February, he had surgery on his left ankle. Three days later, he had emergency spine surgery. Then he tore his pectoral muscle. Then he contracted a staph infection in his pelvis. The infection turned septic into his bloodstream, […]

Cybersecurity experts needed in corporate board rooms

Trump International Chicago

By Eve Fan As the threat of cyber attacks escalate, it’s only a matter of time before companies start bringing chief security officers into the boardroom, according to a panel of experts speaking at a Chicago Council on Global Affairs event at tech startup incubator 1871. “I think in a lot of cases, the chief […]