RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Illinois State University

A collection of news and information related to Illinois State University published by this site and its partners.

Top Illinois State University Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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┬ánervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Virginia Tubbs, defense worker

    Virginia Tubbs, defense worker
    Virginia Beckett "Becky" Tubbs, a retired Department of Defense worker, died of cancer Sunday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 89 and lived in Severna Park's Ben Oaks community. Born Virginia Beckett in Shelbina, Mo., and raised in...
  • ISU president abruptly resigns

    ISU president abruptly resigns
    The president of Illinois State University has resigned, the school announced Saturday, following a police investigation into claims that he assaulted a former ISU employee late last year. Timothy Flanagan, who was appointed president by the school's...
  • Kiara Lewis helps carry Young to second title in three years

    Kiara Lewis helps carry Young to second title in three years
    NORMAL, Ill. — Kiara Lewis carried Young for most of this season, so it was fitting that her teammates lifted her up moments after the Dolphins secured the Class 4A girls basketball state championship Saturday. After missing all of last season...
  • 5 Questions with Treasurer Dan Rutherford

     5 Questions with Treasurer Dan Rutherford
    5 Questions with Treasurer Dan Rutherford First job? Washing dishes and waiting tables at his parents' restaurant, Carol's Pizza Pan, age 8. Favorite song? Depends on mood. The Doors, Grand Funk Railroad and Lynyrd Skynyrd are favorites. Last...
  • Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours

    Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours
    The poet is on vacation until April, that “cruelest month” of T.S. Eliot’s, and so was to be found one afternoon in early December sitting at the bar at the Billy Goat Tavern and drinking a beer. His name is J.J. Tindall (James Joseph)...
  • 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.....
  • 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...
  • 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...