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  • LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt

    LFHS scholarship memorializes beloved teacher James Gantt
    When beloved Lake Forest High School Social Studies Chairman James Gantt died suddenly of natural causes Sept. 17 at 63, it set off a flurry of communication among alumni. They reminisced, grieved and brainstormed ways to remember and honor Gantt, who...
  • A college degree in 4 years? Try 6

    A college degree in 4 years? Try 6
    Frederick LaLanne describes his mother as a helicopter parent who doesn't seem to mind that the baby of the family lives at home while he commutes to college. But it doesn't keep her from echoing the common refrain at the end of the semester: When are...
  • Regional Digest: Kolinsky Scolarship Deadline Approaching

    Scholarship Deadline Near High School seniors have fewer than six weeks to apply for the Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Journalism Scholarship, which offers prospective sportswriters $2,000 for their freshman year of college and can be renewed annually,...
  • A national New Year's resolution: reducing our debt

    A national New Year's resolution: reducing our debt
    One of the most common New Year's resolutions is to do a better job at managing our money — save a little more, pay down your debts, plan for our financial future. Sadly, one reason it may be so common is that Americans, by and large, do such a...
  • Many college students err on cost of education

    Many college students err on cost of education
    Kevin Kou knows exactly how much he is paying to attend UCLA this year: $5,700, not counting federal and state grants, says the first-year student from Baldwin Hills. He recently checked the amount after logging onto a UCLA website. Kou's financial...
  • College football: 2014 in review

    THE HIGHS • Last January, the Rose Bowl ushered out the Bowl Championship Series era with a terrific closing act. Florida State scored with 13 seconds left to cap an exciting victory over Auburn. The Rose Bowl played host to four national titles in...
  • Seminole program helps kids pay for college

    Seminole program helps kids pay for college
    Today marks the end of the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund's annual campaign to raise money for local charities. If you take just one thing away from the stories we've published about these charities, it should be this: Their work, helped by your money,...
  • Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship

    Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship
    Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
  • Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams

     Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams
    Brian Cruz was only 12 when he came to Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from Mexico four years ago. He knew practically no English, but through hard work gained near-native fluency. Now he's a junior at World Language High School and it's time to...
  • Brown, Legislature study ways to avoid UC, Cal State tuition hikes

    Brown, Legislature study ways to avoid UC, Cal State tuition hikes
    The fate of the proposed tuition increase at University of California campuses now rests in the hands of the governor and state lawmakers, who are aligned in opposition to it but divided over how to scrap it. The UC regents voted in November to increase...
  • Parkland student wins new piano scholarship

    Parkland student wins new piano scholarship
    A sophomore at Parkland High School is the first winner of the Dr. Albert Hofammann Scholarship for Young Pianists awarded by the Allentown Music Club.   This is the first year that this scholarship is being awarded in honor of Hofammann, a former music...