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  • Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good

    Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good
    Once she gets her MBA degree from UC Berkeley in May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor. That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old...
  • Stevenson teacher developing app for AP exams

    Stevenson teacher developing app for AP exams
    Geography can look like a boring subject, considering that the entire surface of the Earth has been mapped for centuries. But this spring, one small group of high school geography teachers are going to hit a new level of excitement — and tension...
  • Class a better standard for affirmative action than race

    Class a better standard for affirmative action than race
    The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...
  • Editorial: Risk of falling keeps rising for Baby Boomer generation

    If you are age 65 or care about someone who is, here’s another fact of life to cause grief. Baby Boomers are at-risk from the same debilitating event, though it’s not cancer or heart disease. And the risk is getting worse. In 2012, the 2.4...
  • USC Now mailbag: Goodbye Ed Orgeron; offensive line coach search

    USC Now mailbag: Goodbye Ed Orgeron; offensive line coach search
    It feels like the end of an era for the USC Now mailbag. No more fans insisting that USC rehire Ed Orgeron. In case you missed the news, Louisiana State beat the Trojans to Coach O. The Tigers hired him as their defensive line coach. Though I can...
  • 10 things you might not know about football coaches

    10 things you might not know about football coaches
    The Bears' John Fox hunt has ended with the hiring of the former Denver coach to replace Marc Trestman. And ex-Bear Jim Harbaugh was recently introduced as coach at the University of Michigan, where he'll make $7 million his first year. Talk about pay...
  • On her way out, UIC chancellor gets $100,000 bonus

     On her way out, UIC chancellor gets $100,000 bonus
    University of Illinois trustees Thursday approved a nearly $100,000 bonus for outgoing UIC Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares, who earlier this week completed her sometimes rocky tenure as the campus’ top official. The bonus payment, which is in...
  • Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen

    Stellar Student: Helping peers a plus for Tinley teen
    Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers. That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities. He is on the...
  • ETHS remembers football coach Steve King

    ETHS remembers football coach Steve King
    Evanston Township High Assistant Head Football Coach & Defensive Coordinator Steve King died Friday. According to the release: Evanston Township High School has lost a dear and beloved member of our school family. Steve King died on Friday, June 27,...
  • Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.

     Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.
    Six years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that youths were beaten and abused inside residential treatment centers across the country, the mistreatment and violence continue amid inconsistent oversight by government agencies, an...
  • Career Spotlight: Volunteer finds reward -- and a job -- by giving back to community

    Career Spotlight: Volunteer finds reward -- and a job -- by giving back to community
    Who: Being a volunteer created a career opportunity for Jonathan Davidson. He recently joined United Way of Broward County as mentor coordinator with its Mission United initiative, working now in the organization for which he had been volunteering for...