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  • 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...
  • An education in early Hitchcock at the Siskel Film Center

    An education in early Hitchcock at the Siskel Film Center
    When we're young and we fall in love with an actor or actress on screen, the reasons are pretty clear. We like what we see. We want to be that quick-witted, that brave, that appealing, that thoughtful and kind, that droll under extreme circumstances....
  • 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...
  • Dramatic scenes lead robots to new laboratory

    Dramatic scenes lead robots to new laboratory
    Two tragic scenarios played out on the Elmhurst College campus this week when student nurses, firemen and paramedics participated in an exercise for college officials who wanted a safe way to transport the mock patients to a new home. In one mock case,...
  • The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival

    The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival
    For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31. From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
  • Cycling in Elmhurst draws raves

     Cycling in Elmhurst draws raves
    Think of it as a slower, two-wheeled version of NASCAR. For the second year, Elmhurst hosted a day of bicycle racing last week as part of the Prairies State Cycling Series that draws professional and elite racers from as far away as New Zealand to...
  • Special needs kids find camaraderie on the ballfield

     Special needs kids find camaraderie on the ballfield
    The first three times they were together, Nicole Giambalvo wasn't sure she'd be able to make a connection with Kathryn Dungan. The girls were paired in the Rising Stars Buddy Baseball program in Wheaton, which matches students with special needs with...
  • Elmhurst College athletes mourn loss of trainer

    Elmhurst College athletes mourn loss of trainer
    Student athletes at Elmhurst College found a skilled, professional trainer who helped them reach their full athletic potential in Matt Passalaqua. They also found a friend and confidante. Mr. Passalaqua learned in December that he had leukemia. He...
  • 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...