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  • Stabbing victim identified as U. of I. student from China

    Stabbing victim identified as U. of I. student from China
    The woman who was stabbed to death Friday at her Urbana apartment has been identified as a 25-year-old University of Illinois student from China, officials say. The Champaign County Coroner identified the woman in a release as Mengchen Huang, of the ...
  • Retirement: Detroit's lesson for public pensions

    As the city navigates a bankruptcy filing, workers and retirees worry about "significant cuts" in pension benefits called for by the city's emergency manager, who cites a $3.5 billion funding shortfall, and about the likely restructuring of retirement...
  • Pedal power: Cyclists travel 15,000 miles for a good cause

    Pedal power: Cyclists travel 15,000 miles for a good cause
    It’s July 26 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and Nate Prescott and Mark Jirik have a lot of work ahead of them. They’re nearly 4,000 miles from home—but a staggering 15,000 miles from their final destination, in Ushuaia, Argentina. On four...
  • University of Illinois student killed by truck remembered as 'amazing young lady'

    University of Illinois student killed by truck remembered as 'amazing young lady'
    As a girl growing up in Bridgeport, Mimi Liu played the piano so beautifully that a neighbor remembers stopping whatever she was doing to listen. "She'd start playing the piano, and I could hear the scales," Becky Sipple said, holding back tears. "It...
  • Women's shoes for the college scene

    Women's shoes for the college scene
    Strappy sandals, sneakers and combat boots. The most popular women's shoes that college students are packing for school this fall are remarkably consistent across the country. "In California, you can wear sandals almost year round," says Robin Xu, who...
  • U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus

    U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus
    University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000 bonus payment for his performance during the past year, bringing his total compensation this year to $552,375. University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000...
  • Remarkable Woman: Amy Thomas Elder

    Remarkable Woman: Amy Thomas Elder
    Amy Thomas Elder lives and breathes education. Has been doing so for most of her 49 years. Her parents were teachers. Dad taught history; mom was a math instructor. Her kindergarten was held in an antique house at Greenfield Village next to the Henry...
  • Illinois GOP official resigns after calling former Miss America 'street walker'

    Illinois GOP official resigns after calling former Miss America 'street walker'
    A Downstate Illinois GOP county chairman resigned Thursday after likening former Miss America Erika Harold, who's challenging a sitting Republican congressman in next year’s primary election, to a "street walker" whose "pimps" were Democrats and...
  • The big schools

     The big schools
    Here's a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in the Chicago area. Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...
  • A version of David Foster Wallace's life

    A version of David Foster Wallace's life
    When the great English poet Philip Larkin worked at the University of Hull, he liked to say that the need to change trains in Doncaster meant most journalists, academics and other London irritants didn't bother to harass him. The American writer David...
  • Remarkable Woman: Joan Creviston

    Remarkable Woman: Joan Creviston
    Endurance and enviable upper body strength seem like commendable, necessary even, traits in a fitness instructor. Joan Creviston would throw empathy in there too. "I understand everybody has their own challenges in life," says the 48-year-old Creviston,...