| May 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
At its annual signing day festivities, Deerfield High School recently honored 23 seniors who will continue their athletic careers in college.
The group included two state champions, three of the five starters on the Central Suburban League North...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street?
In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Oak Lawn Community High School senior Mason McCarthy will not be walking across the stage with his friends at graduation Wednesday night.
He is one of 48 seniors who are not being allowed to participate because they falsified documents related to their...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:20 PM
It is a truism that healthy children are in a better position to learn in the classroom. Unfortunately, it’s also a sad fact of life that the role of a school nurse — who is on campus to help insure students’ well-being — often...
| Apr 4, 2014
Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is not the kind of man who lives in the past. He's happiest while working on motorcycles in the garage of his house in Berwyn, where he lives with his wife and two children, or working as a counselor for high school students...
| Mar 21, 2014
America has always been many places. Whether measured from the multiple perspectives of Native American peoples, colonial
cultures imported from Europe before the American Revolution, immigrants from abroad or interregional migrants within the United...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sunday's season three finale of "Girls" concluded with one of the most literary cliffhangers in TV history: Hannah Horvath clutching her acceptance letter from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.
On Monday, the episode received a...
| Feb 24, 2014
From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It looks as if Hannah Horvath won't be strolling through the University of Iowa's campus after all.
The university denied HBO's request to film "Girls" on its campus.
According to Press-Citizen, UI spokesman Tom Moore confirmed that university officials...
| Apr 3, 2014
Olivia Johnson was 30,000-plus feet in the air when she first read the script for "Rest."
Tears coursed down her cheeks as she learned about dementia patient Gerald and his wife, Etta, en route to San Francisco for Thanksgiving.
The story hit too...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:10 AM
When Caruso Middle School's wrestling team placed third in the state meet a year ago, there was no sense of fulfillment.
Unhappiness with that performance, the best in the Deerfield school's history, was the motivation that resulted in a Blue Jay...