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  • 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 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...
  • 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,...
  • "Jekyll & Hyde" the musical opens at Rialto

    "Jekyll & Hyde" the musical opens at Rialto
    A man with a very dark side. Two women in love with him. And a score that includes songs that have been featured in the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup. "I call it a guys' musical. It appeals to everyone, including maybe the guys...
  • Providence athletes commit to colleges

    Providence athletes commit to colleges
    Eight student-athletes from Providence High School in New Lenox earlier this month signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level, according to a press release from the school. Tess Barrett, Miles Boykin,...
  • Hampton University Museum showcases Elizabeth Catlett's landmark talent

    When curator Vanessa Thaxton-Ward began putting together a new exhibit marking the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett, she knew it would be a good chance for the Hampton University Museum to flex some muscle. Since...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LAUREN L. SORRENTINO has been named a Member of the firm at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. She has been an associate attorney with in the firm's Pennsylvania office since 2012. Lauren is Chair of the Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Pennsylvania Family...