| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:21 PM
USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free.
Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete.
“It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:37 PM
In 1970, Joseph Sax wrote a law review article that laid the foundation for a court case that would become famous in the annals of California water.
More than a decade after publication of Sax's seminal essay on the public trust doctrine, the California...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Lizzie Black Kander has been called the "Jane Addams of Milwaukee" for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing "The Settlement Cook Book" in 1901. The book provided more than recipes; it taught newcomers to this country how...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:31 AM
There are plenty of Americans who purchase a high-mileage vehicle for environmental reasons, and sales of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles surged 84 percent in 2013. But when you start comparing the steady rise in sales of higher-fuel-economy...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say.
In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
| May 9, 2014
It's hard to convey China's transformations to two kinds of people: people who have never been there and people who have just been there for the first time. Experiencing China in 2014 for the first time, many Americans are struck by the modernity of...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:49 PM
On a Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall when the eyes of American sports were on what's next for many of college's premier athletes, the truth is that the most sweeping and controversial matters involve what those athletes are leaving behind.
| May 9, 2014
| 9:40 PM
President Obama capped a weeklong focus on climate change with a push for greater energy efficiency, a pitch particularly attuned to reaching two groups: big-dollar donors in the green movement and activists once inspired by his 2008 ambition to heal...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Butte College administrator Al Renville was never trained as a police investigator, but that's close to the job he found himself in when two students had a sexual encounter off campus that led one to file a complaint with the school.
Renville said his...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Northbrook, Palatine, Park Ridge, Skokie and Glenview.
Student athlete unions
This is in response to university student athletes wanting to unionize. Friends of mine can attest to the fact that when I...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:04 PM
After starting the District 113 Board of Education meeting Monday with a moment of silence for student Rohan Malempati, who died Feb. 19 from illness, members approved the purchase of four used school buses, pushing aside a question of the wisdom of...