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  • From farewell to forever after

    From farewell to forever after
    Sometimes it takes a phone call goodbye to realize that it's the last thing you want to say. Dan Navarro and Tamrin Roscoe met at a party while they were students at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston in 2001. "I thought he was cute," says...
  • Remarkable Woman: Ann E. Smith

    Remarkable Woman: Ann E. Smith
    Firsts come up a lot in conversations about Ann E. Smith. She was the first African-American woman to win a statewide election in Illinois, for a spot on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Years before, she was the first African-American to be...
  • Grammar gripes: The ask-a-teacher edition

    Grammar gripes: The ask-a-teacher edition
    Reader Denise Wells Palfy speaks for the lot of us, or at least a lot of us, when she laments the beleaguered state of our discourse—and not just the political kind. "Aren't the English teachers appalled at the frequent ungrammatical speech?" she...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri

    The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri
    — Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area. There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
  • Remarkable Woman: Dorene Wiese

    Remarkable Woman: Dorene Wiese
    Dorene Wiese isn't afraid of going against tradition — even though tradition means everything to her. She was one of seven American Indians in the state of Minnesota to ever graduate high school in 1967. She went on to get her bachelor's degree and...