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Salaita case likely to be hot topic today on campus

Academic Senate meeting planned as well as talk on academic freedom 

Salaita case likely to be hot topic today on campus
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Job fair introduces Stratton students to careers, responsibilities

Job fair introduces Stratton students to careers, responsibilities

The system is designed to give students a sense of the real world, as they are required to make resumes and perform professional interviews.

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Hey bartender: At 84, Brass Rail owner has his routine down

Hey bartender: At 84, Brass Rail owner has his routine down

"I think life gets better the older I get." 

Dan Corkery: Future remains unclear for the Mahomet Aquifer

Try this little social experiment: Say "Mahomet Aquifer" to a friend and see if the conversation moves to "PCBs." 

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Doug Wilson is ready to tackle some new challenges

Doug Wilson is ready to tackle some new challenges

"Traditional norm is a challenge to him. If the line is here he sees what he can do to cross it a little bit." 

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:00am

Still driving the bus at 80

Still driving the bus at 80

"There were three things I'd always wanted to do since I was a kid. I wanted to work with lumber. I loved to drive, and I got wanderlust and wanted to be in the military. To me, I've done all three."


Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:00am

DACC board to vote on bond issue for tech upgrades

DACC board to vote on bond issue for tech upgrades

"We need to make sure we're educating our students with up-to-date technology to prepare them for the work world."


Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning: From the archives

Top of the Morning: From the archives

On the first day of autumn, it's time to start thinking about "leaf peeping." 


Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:00am

An asset for area law enforcement, military gear has its critics, too

An asset for area law enforcement, military gear has its critics, too

As police take more heat about the heavier and more imposing weapons they carry, area law enforcement agencies say they deploy SWAT teams in only the most dangerous of circumstances and are mindful about when they send out officers in military-style gear.


Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 21, 2014

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 21, 2014

With Professor Steven Salaita's attorneys saying they'll pursue legal action against the UI over it taking back the job offer their client accepted, we asked 10 more experts on the law: Is this a case you could win? 


Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: (Too few) debates scheduled

Tom Kacich: (Too few) debates scheduled

With just 45 days until Election Day — and 30 days until early voting starts in Illinois — it's an appropriate time for a rundown on when and where candidate debates will be held this fall. 


Sun, 09/21/2014 - 7:00am

Hacking her way in: Computer science no longer just a man's world

Hacking her way in: Computer science no longer just a man's world

As a percentage of incoming computer science students this fall, women make up 24.6 percent, triple what it was two years ago.


 

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    Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision's fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company's popular "Call of Duty" videogame franchise.