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  • It's graduation season: Members of Class of '15 talk about future plans

    It's graduation season: Members of Class of '15 talk about future plans
    The ritual is upon us. High school graduations — many, many high school graduations — are being staged. And while we can't introduce you to everyone in the Class of 2015, we did catch up with four notable area graduates. They talked...
  • Recruit alumni to realize the New Plan of Chicago

    Recruit alumni to realize the New Plan of Chicago
    Recently our granddaughter, a Chicago Public Schools valedictorian, was honored with one of two citations given to high school seniors for promoting interracial communication and understanding. The award certificate was given by the Princeton University...
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Meningitis outbreak hits another college campus

    There's been another outbreak of the meningococcal disease among college students, this time at the University of Oregon. If you remember, a year or so ago, there was an outbreak at Princeton University and another at the University of California-Santa...
  • A triumphant return of Central Catholic's oldest alumni, 102-year-old Dot 'Speedy' Koller

    A triumphant return of Central Catholic's oldest alumni, 102-year-old Dot 'Speedy' Koller
    They hadn't made such a fuss over Dot Koller at Rockne Hall since her wedding day. But there she was again Thursday, 102 years old, happily reminiscing in the student-packed Allentown Central Catholic High School gymnasium where she and her late husband,...
  • William Zinsser dies at 92; author of bestselling 'On Writing Well'

    William Zinsser had been a writer and editor for 30 years, covering subjects as varied as shad running in the Hudson River and the Mau-Mau revolt in Kenya, when he complained to his wife that his well had gone dry. She had a brilliant idea: "You...
  • Raritan River Concert explores early guitar work

    By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
  • Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics

    Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics
    American Cynthia "Thia" Keppel and Italian Patrizia Rossi are research physicists who've been probing the nucleus of the atom for years. But there's one nagging mystery that even these brainy women can't crack: Why the U.S., Great Britain and other...
  • Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles

    Study points to years-long immune system woes from measles
    Scientists have known for decades that having measles suppresses kids' immune systems for several weeks or months, leaving them ill-equipped to fight off pneumonia, bronchitis, diarrheal diseases and other infections. Now a team of researchers has...
  • Greenberg Appointed To West Hartford School Board

    WEST HARTFORD — The board of education voted Tuesday to accept Cheryl Greenberg as its newest member. Greenberg, a professor at Trinity College, was selected to fill a vacancy left by Democrat Jillian Gilchrest, who resigned in March. Greenberg...
  • Mayor names County attorney to 9th Ward seat

    New 9th Ward Ald. Brian Miller had been on the job barely a half hour Monday night when he got to vote against adopting a resolution in support of Gov. Bruce Rauner's turnaround agenda for Evanston and other municipalities. He paused as the roll call...