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  • Man questioned after scare on ISU campus

    Man questioned after scare on ISU campus
    A Chicago man was being questioned after a female student reported he attacked her at Illinois State University, officials said. The incident triggered a series of alerts warning students of a man with a weapon. The incident caused officials to briefly...
  • Taking the less-known route

     Taking the less-known route
    If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
  • The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri

    The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri
    — Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area. There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Small town romance

    Small town romance
    Doris McKenzie remembers when she first saw the young man who would later become her husband. It was a case of bemusement at first sight. It was September 1956 and John McKenzie was fresh out of the Army. While he was in the service, his parents had...
  • Remarkable Woman: Christine O'Reilly

    Remarkable Woman: Christine O'Reilly
    Christine O'Reilly has fond memories of her early days with the White Sox. Might not have been too funny then, but she laughs now. O'Reilly had landed a part-time job at old Comiskey Park through a grammar school friend who was an Andy Frain usher. "I...
  • Private workers, public pensions

    Private workers, public pensions
    Jason Leahy hasn't set foot on the Illinois State University campus this school year, doesn't teach classes there and doesn't report to anyone at the school, an hour away from his office. But through a contract with ISU, he is deemed an "employee" of the...
  • Man held on $3 million in fatal stabbing at Naperville bar

    Man held on $3 million in fatal stabbing at Naperville bar
    The nightclub stabbing that killed a young Naperville teacher was reportedly touched off by a squabble authorities called so trivial – drinking beer from a wine glass – they could offer no reasonable explanation for the tragic events it...
  • 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...
  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...