| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Matt Domer was expected to provide depth at Illinois’ running back position.
Instead, the Illini are left with few backup options. Domer was denied admission to the university, a school spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.
Domer, a Mount Carmel...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Democratic state treasurer candidate Mike Frerichs says he thinks lawmakers should “go back to the drawing board” and start over on changes to public employee pension benefits following a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win?
To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Sexism is alive and well. Don’t believe it? Look at hurricanes.
That’s right — hurricanes.
Behaviorial researchers at the University of Illinois in Champaign have found that people take hurricanes more seriously when they have male...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Marcella Kreiter
As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She spotted an introductory course on...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Try to check out a hot new book or movie at your local library, and you're likely to get put on a long waiting list.
Libraries in the Chicago area are trying to change that by offering a new online checkout service. Instead of having a limited number...
| Jun 22, 2014
It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Troy Brundidge's education as a DJ and beatmaker is an incredibly well-rounded one. Performing live in improvised sets, he pulls samples and sounds from his drum machine, taking his his years of hip-hop knowledge and fandom and propelling them forward...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Aaron Cosby had to travel half way around the world to find his first competitive basketball game in more than a year.
Cosby, an Illinois transfer who sat out last season, recently returned to Champaign after a 16-day trip to China. There, he played...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Thirty seconds may seem like a short duration for a flight, but the feat helped New Trier High School's Science Olympiad team claim an overall first place finish at the Illinois State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Arlington Heights' village manager is retiring this summer after more than two decades on the job.
Bill Dixon announced April 9 that he is leaving the top administrative post on June 27. His full salary package after a recent raise is now $207,092,...