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  • Review: 'Black Box' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Black Box' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Young adulthood is so very, very hard to capture honestly on screen, in all its lurches and false starts and weird little moments of truth. Compress those experiences into the weeks spent rehearsing a college play, and there's an almost absurd degree of self-perpetuating angst involved.
  • A version of David Foster Wallace's life

    A version of David Foster Wallace's life
    When the great English poet Philip Larkin worked at the University of Hull, he liked to say that the need to change trains in Doncaster meant most journalists, academics and other London irritants didn't bother to harass him. The American writer David...

    Not fielding a candidate, the Silly Party

     
    Bernie Schoenberg: It was 37 years ago next week that I wrote a story about the three candidates running for Illinois State University’s Student Association president. The winner of that 1977 race? It was Dan Rutherford, then a fourth-year student.....

    M. Jeanne Bartelt dies at 89; teacher helped revise state PE standards

    M. Jeanne Bartelt, a physical education teacher who was instrumental in efforts to revise statewide PE standards for California schoolchildren, died May 22 in Sacramento. She was 89. The cause was a heart attack, said her partner, Sandra Archer. A...

    Community colleges put students on the path to higher education

    Community colleges put students on the path to higher education
    According to those in the know, there are several reasons why students choose to start their education at a community college before transferring to a four-year school. One important reason is accessibility through an "open door policy," says Chris...