| May 25, 2014
| 5:56 PM
DePaul University students urging the school to divest from companies they say profit from the suffering of Palestinians could get a chance to make their case before a school panel after organizing a campus vote on the matter.
The divestment question,...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:38 AM
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin will appear at Loyola University this morning to tout a proposal to allow people with student loans to refinance them to a lower rate.
Congress passed a law last year tying student loan rates to the financial markets and...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
| May 30, 2014
The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
| Jun 16, 2014
John "Jack" Hickey was in school when he began his career with Galvin Manufacturing Corp., which became Motorola.
Mr. Hickey, who retired in 1986 as executive vice president and chief financial officer but continued another 10 years as a director, was a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A hospital administrator and Maine South graduate has been selected to fill a vacancy on the District 207 school board, Maine Township High School district officials announced this week.
Board members voted unanimously at a special meeting Sunday to...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Carol White, an advanced practice nurse who specializes in treating cancer patients, has participated in the Jim Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk to fund leukemia research for 17 years, but this year it had even more meaning.
She was running for all the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Arnold resident Nancy Weber hasn't decided whom she'll vote for in the Anne Arundel County executive race, but she knows one thing: "I'd like to see more Republicans in office."
Weber recently met Republican candidate Steve Schuh, a state delegate,...
| Apr 6, 2014
Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back.
He founded a small charity...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Area players are dotting the rosters of the final six teams in the NCAA Men's Volleyball Tournament, playing out this week at Loyola University in Chicago.
The Final Four is Thursday night with the national championship at 7 p.m. Saturday. For the first...
| Apr 30, 2014
The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass.