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Monday | Northwest Herald

Illinois State University fundraising sets record

The Normal-based school has announced it set a fundraising record by raising $19.5 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30. That compares with $14.8 million over the previous year.

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Related Topix: Normal, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Losing One's Virginity Not Too Traumatic Anymore

Many adults who can recall their first time having sex probably would just as soon forget it.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Vidette

News in Brief: ISU receives grant to introduce Smart Grid

Illinois State University has recently received a grant of $450,000 through the University's Smart Grid for Schools program, which will be used toward the training of teachers of grades K-12.

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Patch.com

D157-C Hires New Chelsea Intermediate Principal

Chelsea Intermediate has a new woman in charge. At the Frankfort School District 157-C Board of Education meeting held on July 21, the Board retained Doriane Woods as the new Assistant Principal at Chelsea Intermediate School effective August 1 at an annual salary of $60,000.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Normal, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Vidette

ISU ranks high in college economic value list

Illinois State University was among the top 2 percent of schools with high economic value in a recent list compiled by the Educate To Career College Rankings Index.

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Daily Herald

Geneva varsity dance team has success at Universal Dance Camp

Geneva varsity team members include: front row, coach Amy VanWagenen, Mary Kafer, Diana Brognia, Nikki Serra, Carly Ruggeri, Maddie Emma and Julia Severino; and back row, Jenna Soldati, Natalie Erickson, Alexis Pender, Madison Dahlin, Gabrielle Weron, Melanie Kohout, Olivia Saltus, Kinzie Sheriden, Michelle Lapetina and Nicole Rinne.

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Related Topix: Geneva, IL

The Times

Artist sculpts out his life's work

Gregory Johnson sculpted Brenau University's tiger, named Lucille. The large sculpture greets visitors to the campus near Green Street in downtown Gainesville.

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Related Topix: Brenau University, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Arts, Sculpting, Tiger, GA, Rabun County, GA, Bowling Green State University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

WMU's Sunseeker team ties for third at Formula Sun Grand Prix, one of ...

The three-day, closed track solar race ended with the WMU team tied with the University of Minnesota, with 110 laps.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Oregon State University, Principia College

The News-Gazette

DACC board vacancy set to be filled Tuesday

Trustees will vote Tuesday on whether to appoint Amy Hoose, a local business leader and community volunteer, to a seat that opened up at the beginning of the month.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBS Local

Some DCFS Wards Get A Leg Up On Their Futures With Scholarships

Eighteen-year old La'Rie Suttle says she can't wait to start her freshman year at Illinois State University.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Elburn Herald

Pitstick makes Illinois State University dean's list

Kari Pitstick of Virgil was recently named to the Illinois State University dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

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Related Topix: Elburn, IL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Vidette

ISUa s restroom change shows committment to diversity

When Illinois State University changed their "Family Restroom" signs to "All Gender," they most likely did not expect the switch to garner national attention.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Vidette

New fire station comes to Normal

Archive Photo: The new fire station will not be in the same location as the existing structure, but will provide much needed space.

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Related Topix: Normal, IL, Fire

OnMilwaukee

Milwaukee has a big impact on Illinois Shakespeare Festival

A theater crowd from Milwaukee plays a major role in the festival, which opened over the weekend at the gorgeous theater on the grounds of the Ewing Cultural Center at Illinois State University in Bloomington.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bloomington, IL, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Much Ado About Nothing

Houston Press

Fox News Gender Neutral Bathrooms Segment Goes Painfully Awry

Man on the street interviews can run the gamut from insightful to awkward to downright disturbing.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Southtown Star

Downstate educator to head SD 201U

The Crete-Monee School District 201U Board has hired Nathaniel Cunningham Jr., of downstate Danville, as superintendent with a three-year contract at an annual salary of $215,000.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Monee, IL, McLean County, IL, Normal, IL

Advocate

Fox News Discovers Viewers Not as Transphobic as Hosts

When Fox News' Fox & Friends tried to stir up transphobia among its viewers by mocking the institution of gender-neutral bathrooms at Illinois State University, host Steve Doocy got a rude awakening when he took Fox's cameras to the streets for some reactions to the news.

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Related Topix: FOX and Friends, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WeHoNews.com

WeHo-style all-gender restrooms cause Fox & Friends clusterf**k

That was fun. I just finished watching this clip, several times. It became greater fun each time, especially as I looked at it through West Hollywood's peculiar prism of progressivism.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Salon

Watch a small child explain gender-inclusive bathrooms to Steve Doocy and the rest of Fox News

Illinois State University recently relabeled some of its single-stall "family" restrooms as "all-gender" restrooms.

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Related Topix: Transgender

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox & Friends Laughs At University's Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

The hosts of Fox & Friends mocked Illinois State University's decision to accommodate LGBT students by designating certain campus restrooms as gender-neutral.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Indiana State University, Wake Forest University

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