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Ethics

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  • Theatre UCF presents 'Trevor,' a human-chimp story

    Theatre UCF presents 'Trevor,' a human-chimp story
        Theatre UCF will present the play Trevor from Nov. 13 to 23 in UCF's Black Box thater. According to UCF, this production marks the first time the play has been performed at the collegiate level. Written by Nick Jones, Trevor was inspired by...
  • For Bruce Rauner: An Illinois ethics agenda

    For Bruce Rauner: An Illinois ethics agenda
    The last time Illinois changed governors, the air was thick with promises of reform. Rod Blagojevich had just been impeached and would soon be on his way to prison. His successor, Gov. Pat Quinn, had launched a blue-ribbon ethics panel even before he...
  • Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring

    Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring
    A federal judge has granted a request by a Chicago attorney to appoint a monitor to oversee hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, dealing a blow to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn less than two weeks before Election Day. The transportation...
  • City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen

    City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen
    The Chicago City Council’s watchdog sued Mayor Rahm Emanuel and key aldermen Tuesday, accusing them of hindering his investigative abilities by not properly funding the office. Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan’s lawsuit is the...
  • In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app

    In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app
    The MonkeyParking smartphone app, which, in the words of a recent Los Angeles Times editorial, “allows drivers in parked cars to let others know when they are leaving parking spots — and to turn the space over to the next driver for a fee,&...
  • Jameis Winston, Crist-Scott and Amend. C: Letters

    Jameis Winston, Crist-Scott and Amend. C: Letters
    Winston on vs. off field Sports columnist Mike Bianchi seems to be missing a major point when he states, "Once again, Jameis Winston, the most hated man in college football, disappointed his detractors and crushed his critics by pulling out yet...
  • Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon

    Why Pitzer College decided to quit carbon
    Last month, the philanthropic Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced it would sell off the fossil fuel stocks that helped to enrich it. Pitzer College, one of the Claremont Colleges, had beaten the Rockefellers to the punch. Its decision to divest, in April,...
  • Confronting death before it comes

    Confronting death before it comes
    Questions about the end of life have faced human beings for as long as we have walked the earth. When will it come? Is there life after death? Thanks to modern medicine, we now live longer and, thankfully, can prevent many premature deaths. But with...
  • Even in situational role, Terps' Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil remains 'key guy'

    Even in situational role, Terps' Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil remains 'key guy'
    On a third-and-8 during the fourth quarter of Maryland’s win over Iowa on Saturday, Terps outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil -- lined up over center -- used a quick swim move to beat Hawkeyes center Austin Blythe before converging with fellow...
  • Emmaus grad Kevin White making better life for himself at West Virginia

    Emmaus grad Kevin White making better life for himself at West Virginia
    Kevin White was checking out websites last weekend, looking at different angles of his one-handed touchdown catch that helped West Virginia beat then-No. 4 ranked Baylor. "It was pretty cool seeing that catch and hearing people talk about it," the senior...
  • Mailbag: Because The Ranch is no Montage

    A recent letter asked why, unlike a prior proposal by Montage Laguna Beach, The Ranch project does not include a public trail through the property (Mailbag, Oct. 17). The Montage was indeed considering a potential trail in return for approval of their...