We speak with the prize-winning journalist who began her career in the Chicago area and now risks her life reporting on Al Qaeda and the Islamic State.
Stories by andrea guthmann
Oct 1, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Sep 27, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Northeastern Illinois University has a new president, its first African-American woman. Gloria Gibson shares her plans for the Northwest Side campus.
Sep 26, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Local food reporter Steve Dolinksy serves up a slice from his new book, “Pizza City, USA.”
Sep 20, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
As the makeup of the Supreme Court shifts, a timely new book examines how the court has influenced America’s public schools.
Sep 19, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
In 2016, Illinois was targeted by Russian hackers who obtained private information from some 76,000 voters. How local election boards hope to ensure every vote is safe this November.
Sep 18, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Research shows transgender children benefit from early intervention, but just how young is too young?
Sep 13, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Podcasters and radio producers descend on Chicago for the annual Third Coast International Audio Festival. We get a preview with founder and executive director Johanna Zorn.
Feb 15, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants everyone to get on board with an ambitious plan for an express train between downtown and O’Hare, but would taxpayers be the ones taken for a ride?
Feb 7, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Illinois’ state employee pension plan, one of the largest in the nation, has retired from hedge funds. Find out why.
Feb 6, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Cape Town, South Africa, could soon be the first major city to run out of water. What lessons can Chicago share – and learn?
Jan 31, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Local mystery writer Gail Lukasik unveils her own startling family mystery in her new memoir.
Jan 30, 2018 | Andrea Guthmann
Chicago may be on Amazon’s top 20 list, but what will it take to win it all – and at what cost?
Nov 21, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
In a culture obsessed with youth and beauty, aging can be an ugly topic. The co-authors of a new book discuss retirement, romance, wrinkles and more.
Oct 26, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
Meet Dr. Helene Gayle, the new CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, and find out what the future holds for this 102-year-old philanthropic organization.
Oct 26, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
Youth football seems to be taking a hit. We speak with a Daily Herald investigative reporter about steep declines in high school football participation.
Oct 24, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
Meet Amy Bizzarri, the author of a new guidebook highlighting the unusual, unknown and often hidden side of Chicago.
Oct 23, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
Fred Hochberg, the former head of the nation's Export-Import Bank, shares his thoughts on free trade under an administration that puts America first.
Oct 12, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
ProPublica Illinois, the first regional newsroom for the nonprofit website ProPublica, officially launched this week. We speak with Editor-in-Chief Louise Kiernan.
Oct 11, 2017 | Andrea Guthmann
A new book questions whether for-profit law schools benefit students, or just investors. A discussion with author Riaz Tejani.
Dec 22, 2016 | Andrea Guthmann
He was a literary giant who chronicled the seedy side of the city. We talk with the author of a new biography about Chicago writer Nelson Algren.
Dec 21, 2016 | Andrea Guthmann
The Chicago Sun-Times columnist muses on weathering the holidays without alcohol and his anthology on addiction, “Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery.”
Dec 19, 2016 | Andrea Guthmann
Unemployment is down, the stock market is up and the Federal Reserve raises interest rates. Just how strong is the American economy? Two Chicago economists take stock of what’s in store for 2017.
Dec 12, 2016 | Andrea Guthmann
The president of Columbia College Chicago on why there’s been a big drop in enrollment at the school and challenges to its identity in the world of creativity.
Nov 21, 2016 | Andrea Guthmann
The pope endorses Donald Trump. Michelle Obama unfollows Hillary Clinton on Twitter. These days fake news is making real news. Could you be spreading lies on your Facebook feed?
Nov 17, 2016 | Andrea Guthmann
Worried that politics might spoil your Thanksgiving meal? Two local psychologists serve up recipes for a peaceful post-election family gathering.