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  • Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger

    Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger
    Maryland has joined nine other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission in opposing a merger of the country's two largest food distribution companies on grounds that the union would create a near-monopoly in this region and...
  • Journalist Who Embraced Life With Gusto

    Jazz, theater, baseball, well-cooked food, great writing, red wine: Ron Georgeff embraced them all the way he embraced life, with gusto, good taste and sensitivity — and an eye for a bargain. He made friends and kept them for life, and...
  • Dr. Howard J. Ehrlich, educator and author

    Dr. Howard J. Ehrlich, educator and author
    Dr. Howard J. Ehrlich, a sociologist, educator and author who founded the Prejudice Institute, died Feb. 2 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of Parkinson's and cardiac disease. He was 82. Born in New York City, Howard Jay Ehrlich was raised...
  • University's engineering school receives $3M donation

    Officials say the University of Iowa College of Engineering has received a $3 million donation from two Wisconsin residents. The Iowa City Press-Citizen (http://icp-c.com/1Eg7xy2 ) reports the University of Iowa Foundation announced on Thursday the...
  • University of Oklahoma ousts fraternity over racist chant caught on video

    University of Oklahoma ousts fraternity over racist chant caught on video
    As moving trucks encircled the disgraced Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house Monday, workers unscrewed the group’s Greek lettering from above the door. It was a remarkably rapid dissolution of the long-standing University of Oklahoma fraternity...
  • Justices won't block new trial in Iowa law school dispute

    The Supreme Court is declining to block a second trial over whether the University of Iowa law school improperly passed over a conservative scholar for a faculty position. The justices on Monday rejected Iowa officials' plea to revisit a lower court...
  • HPHS grad probes issues of Latino identity in one-man show

    HPHS grad probes issues of Latino identity in one-man show
    Theater students at Highland Park High School got the chance to watch alumnus Brian Quijada perform his one-man show, "Where Did We Sit on the Bus?" March 5, then engage in dialogue with the actor during a master class the next morning. Now 26 and...
  • Campus News: Benedictine University students earn honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From La Grange: Erika...
  • Benedictine University students earn campus honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From Burr Ridge:...
  • Artist-in-residence visits VHHS to help students 'find their voice'

    Artist-in-residence visits VHHS to help students 'find their voice'
    It's not every day students at Vernon Hills High School get to see a professional artist working up close in near plein air conditions, under the building's light-filled atrium ceilings. "It's really cool!" said senior Nicolle Kaytsner, 17, of Vernon...
  • Philip Levine, former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner, dies at 87

    Philip Levine, former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner, dies at 87
    Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. poet laureate who wrote elegies to American blue-collar workers sweating through despair-laced jobs, has died in Fresno. He was 87. Levine, who was a professor emeritus at Cal State Fresno,...