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  • Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age

    Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age
    Stanford University's honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have tempted undergraduates since they first arrived on college...
  • Three Northbrook schools prepare for SuperState Band Concert Festival

    Three Northbrook schools prepare for SuperState Band Concert Festival
    When music students at Field Middle School in Northbrook enter the band room everyday, a handwritten sign greets them: "A championship win doesn't happen on the field, but in the hours of preparation before that. If you want something extraordinary...
  • Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC

    Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC
    AvonCon, a Comic Convention presented by Avon Library, will offer free workshops and talks for kids and adults about many aspects of comic books and graphic novels at the library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
  • Weekend guide: The Kids are all right

    Weekend guide: The Kids are all right
    Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
  • 10 things you might not know about football coaches

    10 things you might not know about football coaches
    The Bears' John Fox hunt has ended with the hiring of the former Denver coach to replace Marc Trestman. And ex-Bear Jim Harbaugh was recently introduced as coach at the University of Michigan, where he'll make $7 million his first year. Talk about pay...
  • Former USC coach Ed Orgeron joins LSU staff

    Former USC coach Ed Orgeron joins LSU staff
    Ed Orgeron, a longtime USC assistant who left the program after guiding the Trojans as interim coach in 2013, has been hired as defensive line coach at Louisiana State. "Ed is an expert when it comes to the defensive line," LSU Coach Les Miles said in a...
  • The high cost of dormitory living

    The high cost of dormitory living
    With colleges spending billions on lavish housing developments, it's easy to think that all students are living large. The sad reality? Student homelessness in higher education is a larger issue than most realize, with tens of thousands across the country...
  • UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health

    UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health
    The town of Harmony, which has nearly 8,000 acres of natural space, more than 12 miles of walking trails and energy-efficient homes, hopes to reveal the impact of nature and animals on people's health. The Harmony Institute, which inspired the Osceola...
  • Mary Landrieu says the pundits and polls have it all wrong

    Mary Landrieu says the pundits and polls have it all wrong
    Mary L. Landrieu may be one of the most endangered Democrats in the U.S. Senate, but she gave no indication of that as she swept into a Baton Rouge union hall for a rally on the eve of one of her toughest elections. Landrieu dismissed polls showing...
  • Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships

    Two more gymnasts take Parkettes pipeline to college scholarships
    When Elizabeth "Ebee" Price decided to give up her world championships aspirations in favor of a full gymnastics scholarship at Stanford, she left a big void in the Parkettes National Training Center, but the pipeline between Allentown and Division I...
  • Oxygen chambers helped treat concussions, but so did placebo treatment

    Despite anecdotal reports that hyperbaric oxygen chambers can be used to treat concussions, strong evidence is mounting that they don’t. The latest strike against the increasingly popular therapy is a study of U.S. service members with...