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Lady Eagles set records, win big

By Lindsey Woods

March 19, 2012

Standing at the foul line, Christina “Mighty” Barnett, of the Robert Morris University Eagles, had the game on her shoulders. The Eagles had gained and lost the lead several times during the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference semifinal game March 1 against the top-seeded Olivet Nazarene University Tigers. With eight seconds left, the Eagles led 100-97. Standing 5 feet 4 inches, Barnett held the basketball and ga...

Portable disease detector coming

By Emily Fasold

March 12, 2012

Infectious diseases can spread like wildfire, and identifying them can take days. But thanks to medical technology, the ability to diagnose contagious illnesses will soon be literally in the palm of our hands.University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors Jie Wu and Shigetoshi Eda have invented a portable, pocket-sized device that uses microchip technology to instantly detect infectious diseases in both animals and humans.“...

‘The Housemaid’ film review

By Cristina Aguirre

February 7, 2011

South Korean director Im Sang-Soo's newest film, "The Housemaid," is a re-imagining of a classic melodrama that falls right into place among the countries latest cinematic output. A film of many moods and tones, "The Housemaid" is a thrilling and seductive experience that wowed audiences at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film made it's Chicago premiere at the Music Box Theatre on Feb. 4. The Chronicle's film critic Dre...

South Korean import refreshingly peculiar

By Drew Hunt

February 7, 2011

For those interested in genre cinema, the films of South Korea have long been the source of some of the most intriguing and intoxicating filmic experimentation seen in recent years. Directors like Chan-Wook Park and Joon-Ho Bong have proved themselves dexterous in crafting films that blend a myriad of tones and themes in a dizzyingly precise fashion.Enter Sang-Soo Im and his film “The Housemaid,” a remake of the 1960 ...

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