| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 8:15 PM
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,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
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,...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 11:44 AM
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.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:37 AM
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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Sandy Chico said she feels an overwhelming sense of pride toward her former student, Matthew Kulczak, who earned a perfect score on his AP Microeconomics exam last spring at Wheeling High School.
According to a Township High School District 214 press...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:03 PM
A University of Iowa student from Chicago's west suburbs might have been the victim of a robbery when he fell and suffered serious injuries while studying abroad in Rome this month, according to university officials.
Andrew Mogni, 20, of Glen Ellyn, was...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87.
Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 11:45 AM
A University of Iowa student from Glen Ellyn has been seriously injured after a fall in Rome.
A posting on the university website says 20-year-old Andrew Mogni, of west suburban Glen Ellyn fell early Wednesday morning and suffered serious injuries. He...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:07 PM
Luis Peguero, a tight end at Palm Beach Central, saw snow for the first time Saturday during his official visit at South Dakota. For Peguero, who has lived all of his life in South Florida, playing college football in a radically different environment...