Friday Sep 12
Kaneland, local residents accept ALS challenge
Photo: The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters were challenged by KHS and KHMS administration to participate in the ALS ice bucket challenge on Thursday evening outside of the Kaneland High School. They will also be making a donation to the ALS foundation and to Kaneland Cares.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Video Game Courses and Degrees in The U.S. Increase By More Than 50% in Five Years
Three-hundred and ninety colleges, universities, and other academic institutions in the United States now offer professional certificates and undergraduate or graduate degrees in video game design, according to new research released by the Entertainment Software Association . This marks an increase of more than 50% since 2009, when 254 schools offered such programs.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Mint Theater Extends the Fatal Weakness Before Opening; London Wall...
Jonathan Bank , Artistic Director of the Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning Mint Theater, today announced that the Mint's latest production: The Fatal Weakness by George Kelly , would extend performances through October 26th to accommodate audience demand even before it opens. Jesse Marchese directs a cast that features Cliff Bemis , Cynthia Darlow , Kristin Griffith , Sean Patrick Hopkins , Patricia Kilgarriff , and Victoria Mack .
Fri Sep 05, 2014
a Living in a war zone:a Residents, mayors blast Oa Hare noise
If constant jet noise wasn't bad enough, airplanes dropping mysterious substances is now a concern, local leaders told Federal Aviation Administration and Chicago officials Friday. New east/west flight patterns introduced after the commissioning of a runway at O'Hare International Airport in October 2013 have disturbed the peace of thousands across the city and suburbs.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Lee Professor Moodley Attends CIC Interfaith Seminar
Dr. Edley Moodley, professor of intercultural studies at Lee University, recently participated in the Teaching Interfaith Learning Seminar at DePaul University in Chicago.
vAuto Founder Dale Pollak Named as Poling Chair at Indiana University
Dale Pollak, founder of vAuto , Inc. and an alumnus of Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, has been named a leader-in-residence at the school, its Poling Chair of Business and Government, for the upcoming year. "I am honored and privileged to be part of this prestigious program at the Kelley School of Business," says Pollak, who will continue as executive vice president for Cox Automotive while serving as the Poling Chair.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Midlothian Jeweler Celebrates 75 Years in Business
Submitted by Sheila O'Donnell The story behind a local jewelry legacy began in 1939.
Dan O'Brien & Suzan-Lori Parks to Receive 2014 The Horton Foote Prize
Mari Marchbanks announced today the 2014 recipients of the Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the legendary writer, to award excellence in American Theater.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Tom Rose brings a more extended presentation of Muczynski to Old St. Mary's
Clarinetist Tom Rose has become a regular in the Noontime Concertsa series of recitals at Old St. Mary's Cathedral; and he has provided those who follow him regularly with a rich account of the clarinet repertoire.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
The Daily Vidette
ISU names new interim vice president of University Advancement
President Larry Dietz has named, Pat Vickerman, interim vice president for University Advancement at Illinois State University effective Sept.
Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past
The Central Station, shown in 1971, was among Chicago's terminals that fell to the wrecking ball.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Mundelein High students using laptops in all classes for new tech initiative
Walking into Jeff Harding's classroom at Mundelein High School, it's tough to tell the students are there to learn algebra.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Boulder musician building a business crafting, repairing instruments of another era
The bantering in Polish in the Boulder home of Alan and Magdalena Cole is one sign that their lifestyle is a little different from many in their community.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Rising playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney takes his own, wary path to L.A.
Tarell Alvin McCraney, one of the brightest American playwrights to come along in some time, showed up for our interview at the Geffen Playhouse with the buttoned-up demeanor of someone about to give testimony before a grand jury.
Shepard High School Welcomes New Faculty
Principal Josh Barron and the Shepard High School community welcomed several new teachers to the 2014-2015 school year this week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Hottest Trainer 2014: Gina Caifano of The Ray Meyer is Chicago's Hottest Trainer
Wipe the sweat off your brows, ladies and gentlemen, because the search for Chicago's hottest trainer is over.
Chicago Jewish Community
Harold T. Berc served the military, his clients, and the community. During World War II, Harold served in the South Pacific.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Southtown Star
Judge Murray remembered as caring father, and for fairness on bench
Judge Michael Murray was a fair man who was a good father, a devoted husband, and an apolitical, independent-minded judge who seldom brought his work home with him, two of his sons said Tuesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Hottest Trainer 2014: Which One of These Two Women Is Chicago's Hottest Trainer?
Brace yourself, folks. After two very intense heats , the race to be crowned Chicago's Hottest Trainer of 2014 has come down to the final sprint.
The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline
The key to missing deadlines is, first, to miss them morally: fully aware of the problems you're causing other people and generally aware of the reason you're missing the deadline.