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  • A few options for student loan forgiveness

    A few options for student loan forgiveness
    Dear Liz: I have a rather ugly student loan predicament. You mentioned "the possibility of forgiveness" in a recent column. I feel very strongly that I am deserving (if I dare use that word) of partial or full forgiveness of my undergraduate loans, although the loans from my graduate studies sting quite a bit too. I am not sure whom to contact to tell my story. Do I ask my lender, or do I contact the federal government education department? I get beyond frustrated talking to my lender, as they have employees who can only read from a script and can never help with particular issues.
  • Self-styled 'arts crusader'

    Self-styled 'arts crusader'
    Chicago's newly appointed Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events happens to be one of the city's most influential jazz advocates. But Michelle Boone's impact extends far beyond the music she has championed in the job she'...

    Dan Goods, JPL's science seer

     Dan Goods, JPL's science seer
    When artist Dan Goods arrived at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, they gave him a six-month shot. In May, he'll have been there 10 years as JPL's "visual strategist." He glued soda bottles to the roof of his Taurus to create music on an m.p.h. pipe organ....

    Before WWII, Isolationism Ruled The Land

    In January 1938, Rep. Louis Ludlow, an Indiana Democrat, proposed a constitutional amendment strongly supported by the public: "Except in the event of an invasion of the United States or its territorial possessions and attack upon its citizens residing...

    Volunteering is a force that bridges divides

    Yesterday President Obama and the first lady, along with Vice President Biden and his wife, hosted former president George Herbert Walker Bush, former first lady Barbara Bush, and other members of the Bush family to honor the winners of the 5,000th...