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  • Sundays at Three scores with winning combination

    Not everybody is watching football games on Sunday afternoon. Thank goodness that's the case for the classical music series Sundays at Three, which, true to its name, stands a sporting chance of attracting a nonsporting audience for its season-opening...
  • 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...
  • 'His name was Joseph'

    'His name was Joseph'
    The poem Joshua Travis read to other teenage alumni of the state's child welfare system described in his own words how his mentally ill mother killed his 3-year-old brother. Amanda Wallace waved goodbye and hanged him from the transom of their West...
  • 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...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • The art of home

    The art of home
    The secret to Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger's home is hidden in plain sight. Maybe it's tucked between the layers of blankets the artists have stacked in the closet. Or the restaurant's-worth of dishware filling the cupboards. Perhaps it's writ large...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...