| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
College students in California and three other states filed lawsuits against their campuses Tuesday in what is thought to be the first-ever coordinated legal attack on free speech restrictions in higher education.
Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle, a 20-year-old...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle is a passionate libertarian who was thrilled to attend Citrus College in Glendora for what he imagined would be a quintessential college experience of unbridled debate.
But after he arrived last year, he learned that the college...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:06 AM
A six-member team from DeLand won first place at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals held last week at Iowa State University. A team from Princeton Elementary won third place in their category.
The DeLand group turned a broken lawnmower into a Model T,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
How special it is when celebrity athletes use their gifts to "win" at causes other than sports.
Royce White is a collegiate-turned-professional basketball player. Like many outstanding college players, White gained national attention in high school,...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:00 PM
I was flipping channels a few weeks ago when I came across something that always freezes my fingers on the remote. It was "Scarface," Brian De Palma's tale of cocaine kingpin Tony Montana, and, lucky me, I was just in time for the climactic shootout....
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:45 AM
No one smiles bigger than Duaron Williams. But not even the man they call "Big Dawg" had ever smiled as big as he was Thursday night.
The broad smile on the face of the 6-foot-4, 294-pound offensive lineman from Orlando Jones High said it all. The "Big...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:22 AM
An Israeli scientist who also teaches at Iowa State University was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning.
Daniel Shechtman was honored for his discovery of quasicrystals, which the Nobel committee said has changed the concept of ordered...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Martese Hoffman and Michael Ehm
Martese Chantal Hoffman, daughter of Dale and Annette Hoffman, of Ellicott City, will wed Michael Phillip Ehm, son of Jeff and Cindi Ehm, who live in Plymouth, Minn.
Larry Westphal will preside over the ceremony on May...
| Nov 30, 2012
— 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....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Dieters often say, “Hold the dressing,” but hold on: That might make those virtuous vegetables less nutritious, a study shows.
Researchers at Purdue University found that some fat matters – and that the kind of fat matters too.
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...