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  • College students facing depression need more than a list of doctors to call

    College students facing depression need more than a list of doctors to call
    A recently released survey of 150,000 college freshmen found that 9.5% had frequently felt depressed in the last year, up from 6.1% in 2009. As such numbers rise, some colleges balk at the idea of being "caretakers" for their psychologically fragile...
  • Debate team competes at Harvard

    Debate team competes at Harvard
    The Miramar High School debate team recently competed at Harvard University, an impressive feat for a program that has swelled from five to nearly 200 members in the past few years. While the Patriots didn't place at the 41st annual Harvard National...
  • For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

    For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions
    In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation. Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
  • Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes

    Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes
    The Event: Some 438 friends and supporters flocked to funky Metro Chicago on Jan. 29 to help raise money for Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Their good deed was rewarded with an acoustic concert by composer/musician, Michael Franti. Known...
  • Youth theater troupe tackles tough issues at middle school

    Youth theater troupe tackles tough issues at middle school
    A local theater troupe visited Northlake Middle School Monday to help students with tough topics like intolerance, youth suicide, bullying, alcohol and drug abuse, abusive relationships and negative self-image. The troupe, called Messages Which Are...
  • No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable

    No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable
    The controversial education law known as No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization, and amid the nuances under debate one question stands out: Will pressures from the left and right force the federal government to abandon its annual, statewide...
  • Obesity Raises Heart Attack Risk

    Obesity raises the chance of heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study that challenges previous beliefs. Metabolic syndrome, a condition that...
  • DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage

     DePaul professor discusses her efforts to protect world's cultural heritage
    Patty Gerstenblith was working as a research associate at the Cincinnati Art Museum in the late 1970s when a cumbersome project and an ownership dispute over a statue got her interested in the law. After an art scholar discovered there were large...
  • Branford Kindergarten Teacher Never Stops Giving

    Branford Kindergarten Teacher Never Stops Giving
    BRANFORD — Judy Spaar knew in third grade that she wanted to be a teacher. "I grew up in Northford and my third-grade teacher was Mrs. Baylis," said Spaar, who has taught kindergarten at John B. Sliney School in Branford for more than two decades....
  • More health clinics opening at drug stores

    More health clinics opening at drug stores
    Tucked in the back corner of the Rite Aid drugstore on York Road in North Baltimore sits a small medical office with two exam rooms equipped with freezers of vaccines, blood pressure monitors and the many other tools needed to diagnose and treat common...
  • LTHS Model UN Club travels to Harvard

    LTHS Model UN Club travels to Harvard
    Lyons Township High School Model United Nation Club traveled to Harvard University recently for the Harvard Model United National international conference. With more than 3,000 high school students from 19 countries, each and every one of LT's 21...