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  • Lehigh professor makes a study of horror

    Lehigh professor makes a study of horror
    "Paranormal Activity" is far more than a low-budget, spine-tingling horror film to Dawn Keetley, associate professor of English at Lehigh University. For her, it's a window into "the problems of selfhood." Why, for instance, does the 2007 flick...
  • Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean

    Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean
    Half her lifetime ago, Sonya Baumstein approached a table at Winter Park High School, intrigued by a sport she knew little about. It was her freshman year, and the people at that table were trying to convince her to try rowing. "They told me it was...
  • LFHS Alumni Wall adds WWII vet, 2 journalists

    LFHS Alumni Wall adds WWII vet, 2 journalists
    Two journalists — and a brigadier general who flew in the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo — were recently added to Lake Forest High School's Alumni Wall of Fame. At the induction ceremony, honorees told Lake Forest seniors that serving others...
  • Baltimore 'thugs' or frustrated youth? Debate rages over a word

    WASHINGTON As Baltimore simmers, prominent public figures, from President Barack Obama to Donald Trump, have been roundly criticized this week for describing the rioters as "thugs." It's a word that's taken an exotic odyssey, with roots during the time...
  • A greedy look at Lake Michigan

    A greedy look at Lake Michigan
    For the foreseeable future, if anyone wants to live, work or invest in a place with a reliable supply of fresh water, it's right here, in Chicago and on the Great Lakes. It's time we started cashing in on this bonanza. Our neighbors in Wisconsin and...
  • IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace

    IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace
    The night of Thursday, April 23, was a relatively easy one for 25-year-old Hen Mazzig. There was no heckling, no screaming and no one was calling him a murderer. Mazzig was at the end of a two-week "StandWithUs" tour of the Midwest, where he is...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Eddie's spirits -- nor his Carnival for a Cure

    Rain doesn't dampen Eddie's spirits -- nor his Carnival for a Cure
    You can't keep a good man down, and Eddie Flannery, 10, a Wilmette Romona School fourth-grader, wasn't going to let Mother Nature cry on his parade. Or rather, Eddie's Carnival for a Cure went down in his Wilmette garage, instead of in his yard....
  • UW-Madison students from Nepal organizing help for homeland

    Members of the Nepal Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are brainstorming on how to help relatives and friends in the aftermath of the earthquake that has killed 3,700 in their home country. Association members met Sunday...
  • MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault

    MIT-bound Jackson Lubin trying to engineer state berth in pole vault
    First, Jackson Lubin looked at his feet. He wanted his steps to be in the right order and spaced perfectly when he took off down the runway. Next, Lubin turned his eyes to the right to see where the pole was situated by his side. He checked and double...
  • Robert Havenstein earns bachelor's degree

    Robert Havenstein, of Mount Airy, has received a Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which had its winter commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center.
  • Basketball star Frank Kaminsky hailed at Benet Academy

    Basketball star Frank Kaminsky hailed at Benet Academy
    A week after college basketball star Frank Kaminsky flooded the national spotlight collecting the prestigious John R. Wooden Award as being college basketball's top men's player, the 7-foot-tall Kaminsky stood a much smaller stage set up inside Benet...