| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:17 AM
A spoonful of sugar, anyone?
The career of Dame Julie Andrews, from her young vaudevillian start to her Disney collaborations and beyond, will be celebrated through stories and songs when Chicago cabaret artist Laura Freeman brings her show "The Hills...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:36 AM
CROWN POINT--Sue Ward, who at the age of 78 six years ago was one of the oldest people in the state to receive a doctoral degree, recently died.
Ward graduated from Indiana State University in 2006 with a doctorate in education. At the time she was...
| 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 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
An Indiana University student from Amsterdam was among those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all on board, the school said in a statement.
Karlijn Keijzer, 25, was a doctoral student in the chemistry department of the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Menahem Pressler couldn't be much busier these days.
After the German-born pianist gives a recital this weekend for the Candlelight Concert Society, he'll head off for engagements in Europe. He'll be back there in November, then again in December,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:37 PM
To the editor: The article on Big Data's potential to improve healthcare overlooks a fundamental problem: Many of the institutions that hold our most valuable health data are reluctant to share them with one another. ("Big data, meet big money: NIH...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
A knee injury will force Victor Oladipo to watch from the bench Friday night while his Orlando Magic teammates face the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game.
But Oladipo will savor the trip to Indianapolis anyway.
Oladipo has never forgotten that the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
It has been 45 years since Gary Donatelli walked on to the football field at Glenbrook North High School, where he was good enough to snare a scholarship to Indiana University.
"There's nothing like high school sports," he said in a phone interview,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:58 PM
All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers.
Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...