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Friday Sep 12 | Elburn Herald

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Elburn, IL

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.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Southern California, Michigan State University

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 .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Great Performances, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Non-Profit, Newburgh, NY

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Daily Herald

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.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Wood Dale, IL, Schiller Park, IL

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.


Related Topix: Lee University, Trinity College

Sys-Con Media

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.


Related Topix: Watches, Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Midlothian, IL

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, UMass Amherst

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.


Related Topix: Illinois State University

Chicago Tribune

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.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Herald

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.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Ipad, Science / Technology, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Camera

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.


Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Lyons, CO, Symphony, Arts

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.


Related Topix: Dance, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Governors State University, Park University, North Park University, Dominican University, Saint Ambrose University

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.


Related Topix: Orland Park, IL, Chicago, IL, Cook County, IL, Bridgeview, IL

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.


Entrepreneur Magazine

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.