| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:32 PM
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....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:09 AM
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 “...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:17 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...