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  • Expansion in music degrees broadens paths

    Expansion in music degrees broadens paths
    When most people think about music majors they envision someone who is hoping to be a professional performer. Though professional performance is often the goal, the musical landscape is expanding and colleges and universities are offering more options...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • Scholarships help students, keep legacies alive

    Throughout the Chicago area, colleges and universities offer scholarships that are distinctively their own. The stories behind these scholarships are often as rich in anecdotal detail as the scholarships' endowments are in dollars. North Central College,...
  • The write side of the brain

    The write side of the brain
    Like many new grad students, Dominican University MBA student Chelsey Patton thought she had the "write stuff" when she entered the program after working in the science field for a number of years. That is, until one course required she write several...
  • Schools get better marks for student dining options

    When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
  • Service is becoming a big part of learning

    Service is becoming a big part of learning
    Earning a college degree is no longer a matter of just attending classes writing reports and taking exams. Increasingly, service learning and community engagement are part of the mix as well. Ways to serve and learn At River Forest's Dominican...
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
  • Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star

    Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star
    The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “...
  • Elmhurst's male 'Athlete of the Year' hails from Plainfield

    Elmhurst College named its male and female Athletes of the Year. Wrestler Ryan Prater won the award for the men. The Plainfield native was 20-0 and won a national championship at 149 pounds. He missed some time with a knee injury in the middle of the...
  • Blotter: Armed robbery at Subway restaurant on Illinois Highway 83 in Elmhurst

    Blotter: Armed robbery at Subway restaurant on Illinois Highway 83 in Elmhurst
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: •A 27-year-old Willowbrook man was charged April 23 with driving with a suspended license and driving with a suspended registration during a traffic stop at Illinois Highway 83 and...
  • Elmhurst College's Fischer hits his stride

    Elmhurst College senior baseball player Chris Fischer is making up for lost time. Last year, Fischer, who played at York High School and College of DuPage, hit just .189 in limited action but is enjoying a breakout season. He was hitting .350 in the...