| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Look at the cost of a degree at Penn State and it can make you a little dizzy, kind of like writing a check for a big-ticket item like a sleek, shiny sports car.
President Eric Barron has used that analogy before, exhorting students to get the most...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Randy Stine hoped he could make a career out of singing when he enrolled at Indiana University. The 1995 Naperville North graduate got his wish along with fellow Hoosier classmates when they started an a cappella phenomenon called Straight No Chaser....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:40 PM
It was beginning to feel like a demolition derby.
On Tuesday, word started to spread that the canary-yellow 1937 house in Cheviot Hills where the writer Ray Bradbury lived for more than 50 years was being knocked down.
The person razing it to make...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6.
Winter parking bans begin
The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Evanston's Central Street was already sluggish on a recent Saturday afternoon when a wailing siren brought traffic on the two-lane road to a halt. An Illinois State Police cruiser sailed up from behind, lights blazing, and led a line of westbound buses...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education.
Even without Santa's help, some...
| Dec 25, 2014
DR. BRENT NICKISCHER
recently joined the medical staff at Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley in Bethlehem.
Nickischer has years of medical experience in primary care and specializes in internal medicine. He has experience in urgent care, occupational...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A passionate advocate for the falsely accused and an attorney dedicated to fighting injustice, Jane Raley helped overturn convictions of men and women who had spent years behind bars for crimes they did not commit.
During 14 years at Northwestern...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Beebe Elementary School’s Learning Resource Center director Josh Mika is one of four teachers from three states to receive the Jacobs Educator Award from Indiana University School of Education. The annual award honors Pre-K through grade 12 teachers...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Some say the Christmas season begins on Black Friday or Cyber Monday or perhaps on Buyers’ Remorse Tuesday, but I still contend that it begins at 11 a.m. this coming Saturday, in front of U.S. Bank on the northeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:39 PM
On Nov. 4, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner won more than an election. He won the opportunity to change our state's kleptocratic political culture and make Illinois once again a hospitable place to raise a family and grow a business.
Rauner campaigned as a...