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  • Suit blames Megabus in fatal downstate crash

    Suit blames Megabus in fatal downstate crash
    A Missouri man who was aboard the Megabus that crashed in Illinois earlier this month is suing Megabus and the bus driver for failing to properly inspect maintain the vehicle, among other allegations. Michael Murphy of Jackson County, Mo., filed the...
  • The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri

    The University of Chicagoland — at Missouri
    — Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area. There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
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  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery. She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
  • Data: Illinois college students flocking to Missouri

    Data: Illinois college students flocking to Missouri
    When we decided to look at where Illinois students are going to college – and how that has changed – we didn’t know what we would find. Would there be a small college in Montana suddenly attracting a large number of Illinoisians?  Was...
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
  • Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child

    Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child
    The acting out started early, the horrific memories torturing the subconscious. Those lazy afternoons along the New River were supposed to be a youthful escape from the inner-city life in Fort Lauderdale. They weren't. And only now, after opening up...
  • New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search

    New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search
    When the search committee at UMBC was formed to find the school's next athletic director, the group created a detailed job description in a bid to find the ideal candidate. It was a demanding list. And it was one that had UMBC's Vice President of...
  • Rescuing an academic press

    Rescuing an academic press
    On May 24, 2012, the 54-year-old University of Missouri Press announced it would cease operations. It was a call to action for Bruce Miller, a Chicago-based sales rep for scholarly presses. "I was so appalled and shocked at it," he says. "It was like...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...