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  • 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...
  • Mariachi the heart and soul of Lyric's 'Cruzar'

    Mariachi the heart and soul of Lyric's 'Cruzar'
    The combination of opera and mariachi is not as unlikely as one might think. Both art forms, in the view of Lyric Opera General Director Anthony Freud, tell human stories about love and loss, family and country. Beyond that, said Freud, "mariachi is a...
  • 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...
  • Carl Sandburg athletic director dies in single-car crash

    Carl Sandburg athletic director dies in single-car crash
    Carl Sandburg High School officials are mourning the loss of the high school's athletic director who was found dead Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident in Carroll County. Bruce Scheidegger, 54, had been reported missing at 11:07 p.m....
  • 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,...
  • After scandal, U. of I.'s former chancellor isn't teaching but still makes $212,000

     After scandal, U. of I.'s former chancellor isn't teaching but still makes $212,000
    Richard Herman doesn't have to do much teaching as part of his $212,000 faculty job at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When he resigned as chancellor after a high-profile admissions scandal, he made a deal to teach just two classes a...
  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
  • 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...
  • Roger Ebert: Quintessential Chicagoan

    Roger Ebert: Quintessential Chicagoan
    When Anthony Bourdain was in town last summer taping a Chicago-themed episode of his Travel Channel show “The Layover,” he asked various people, including me, to name the quintessential Chicagoan, and a consensus quickly emerged. The...
  • Simeon in the '90s | The all-decade team

    Simeon in the '90s | The all-decade team
    Cameron Echols, 6-8, F, 2000 A second-team All-State selection in his senior season, he averaged at least 20 points and 12 rebounds in each of his junior and senior seasons. He moved on to Ball State, where he averaged 12 points and 7.4 rebounds per...
  • Simeon All Access | Catching up with Deon Thomas

    Simeon All Access | Catching up with Deon Thomas
    Deon Thomas believes the recruiting controversy that dogged him for a year and a half following his senior season at Simeon could have been avoided if he had listened to coach Bob Hambric. The University of Illinois' all-time leading scorer and the No....