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Suicide attempt survivor helps others cope with mental illness
Mar. 28, 2014
College student talks for the first time with her mom about suicide attempts, and her decision to become a mental health advocate.
Set to be released on bond, inmate gets 25 more years
Mar. 14, 2014
Since a dispute with a fellow inmate turned tragically violent, a Chicago gang member tries to mend his ways and reckon with the past.
Daughter loses dad to suicide
Mar. 7, 2014
A Chicago law student learns the terrible news by phone, then gains a greater perspective on illness, abandonment, and the will to live.
Near tragedy tests young love
Feb. 28, 2014
A young couple who planned an adventurous, fun first summer together finds things don’t go quite according to plan.
Yo Sally! Remembering a U of C math legend
Feb. 21, 2014
Professor Paul Sally said even as a kid, "I loved to tell people about mathematics until I was blue in the face, and they were so tired they couldn't stand it anymore."
Former Weather Underground leader on raising feminist boys
Feb. 14, 2014
Bernardine Dohrn, a militant anti-war activist who went on to become a prominent advocate for children in Chicago, talks about her ‘greatest unanticipated joy’ of raising three boys.
Couple survives year full of cancer
Feb. 7, 2014
The year before Carly and Larry Zabinski started dating was difficult. Her Mom was diagnosed with brain cancer. Then Larry found out he had a form of cancer himself.
Young Chicago man finds personal growth in face of family tragedy
Jan. 31, 2014
A University of Chicago student learns to see his parents in a new light after family health crises.
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