Alaaulldin Al Ibrahim, center, will attend UIC this fall on a full scholarship to study pre-med. Also pictured: Sarah Quintenz, left, and Joshua Zepeda. (Matt Masterson / WTTW News)

Refugee Graduate of Sullivan High School Earns Full Ride to UIC

This fall Al, as his friends call him, will attend the University of Illinois at Chicago on a full scholarship to study pre-med. “It’s just been my whole goal.”

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'Endeavour' Is Back!

An all-new season of Endeavour is here, with the team scattered into various unsatisfactory positions. Plus, Morse has a mustache! Recap and stream the season premiere here.  

Black Belt by Archibald Motley, Jr., 1934

Chicago's Rich Artistic Legacy

The stories of art and design in Chicago often take second place to the city’s lauded tradition of architecture. Meet Chicago's muralists, designers, photographers, and more.

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Why Brendt Christensen Can be Sentenced to Death in a State That Abolished the Death Penalty

Illinois banned capital punishment in 2011, but a state resident now faces a possible death sentence in a first-of-its-kind murder trial since that ban took effect.

Sesame Street Build a Bridge

Build a Bridge With Your Kids

Build a bridge that can hold small rocks with your kids. All you need is paper, two books, and a few pebbles. It’s simple, use the books and paper to create the bridge, then challenge them to guess how many pebbles it can hold.

Zipcar in Chicago

Take the Wheel

Enjoy the freedom of zipping around the city or getting away for a weekend adventure with Zipcar. WTTW Members receive $35 off their first annual fee and get $50 in FREE driving when they unlock their Zipcard.

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