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Ramis’ work far more than just ‘Ghostbusters’

Ramis directed “Groundhog Day.”

April 14, 2015

Harold Ramis is quickly recognized as the quirky Dr. Egon Spengler in “Ghostbusters.” He is also spotted as the neurologist in “Groundhog Day.” But his appearances in these works are not the reason the Chicago native is being honored with the first-ever film tribute at Ebertfest. In addition to his...

Groundhogs’ spring predictions less accurate than chance

Students walk on the Quad all bundled up in order to fight the cold, on Tuesday, Jan. 28th in the afternoon.

By Annabeth Carlson

January 30, 2014

With freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills, the beginning of the spring semester has felt nothing like spring. Walking to class in these conditions can seem impossible, but some believe the end may be close with the upcoming holiday, Groundhog Day, on Sunday. Groundhog Day originated as s...