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  • 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 system fails to protect students from abuse

    Illinois system fails to protect students from abuse
    Chemistry teacher and cheerleading coach Mark Krockover was reprimanded over his conduct toward female students, but it took several years before Maine Township High School District 207 tried to fire him. The school board cited "immoral and cruel...
  • 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...
  • Family seeks answers about badly beaten man

    Family seeks answers about badly beaten man
    Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.  Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
  • Montgomery's Mizeur running for governor

    Montgomery's Mizeur running for governor
    Defying the odds against a legislator's making the leap to the state's top job, Del. Heather R. Mizeur plans to announce her candidacy Wednesday for the Democratic nomination for governor. The 40-year-old Montgomery County lawmaker would join Lt. Gov....
  • Local school's reaction to admission ruling: 'Breathing sigh of relief'

    Local school's reaction to admission ruling: 'Breathing sigh of relief'
    The Supreme Court's decision Monday means that, at least for now, Illinois colleges and universities that consider an applicant's race among other factors can continue to do so. A decision to ban or limit the use of race in admissions decisions would...
  • Sex-change operations to be covered by UIC health insurance

    Sex-change operations to be covered by UIC health insurance
    University of Illinois trustees this morning approved a student health insurance plan for the Chicago campus that for the first time covers gender reassignment surgery, a move that about three dozen other colleges have taken in recent years. The...
  • Richard Linklater finishes trilogy with 'Before Midnight'

    Richard Linklater finishes trilogy with 'Before Midnight'
    CHAMPAIGN -- Richard Linklater's sneakers squish-squish- squished against the wet tiles. We were walking the perimeter of the Illini Union, on the campus of theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. It was a stormy night in April, and students...
  • News of the Weird: Gaza Cosmetics Company Offering Anti-Israel Perfume

    News of the Weird: Gaza Cosmetics Company Offering Anti-Israel Perfume
    Updating “The Smell of Napalm in the Morning”: A cosmetics company in Gaza recently began selling a fragrance dedicated to victory over Israel and named after the signature M-75 missile that Hamas has been firing across the border. “...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...