Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary

Guest commentary: ADP technology could help save lives

By Chelsea A. Laliberte

In the blink of an eye, your life can be completely turned upside down.

Guest commentary: Becoming smart on crime

By Nazgol Ghandnoosh

Gov. Bruce Rauner has created a committee tasked with reducing Illinois' prison population by 25 percent in 10 years. Illinois prisons now hold almost 49,000 people, compared with about 11,000 in 1980.

Guest commentary: Urbana's refugee center worth saving

By Anne Phillips

Guest commentary: We must do more to prevent sexual violence

By Lisa Madigan, Bridget Gainer, Toi Hutchinson and Michelle Mussman

As college graduation season approaches, it is a time of great joy and celebration for thousands of Illinois families.

But for too many undergraduate women, the promises of graduation day are replaced by pain and loss.

Guest commentary: Pipelines beneficial to Illinois

By Stanford Levin

Guest commentary: Time to embrace economic parts of Rauner's agenda

By Michael Lucci

Illinois' middle class is struggling, and the state's weak economy and skyrocketing property taxes are much to blame.

Guest commentary: Sports ... with eyes wide open

By Topper Steinman

His first name was Bernie. He was the lead trainer and keynote speaker in a mediation certification training I attended years ago. Here is his opening sentence: "Little League baseball is the source of much of what ails us in our country today."

Guest commentary: Rising costs for h.s. football

By Michael H. LeRoy

The cost of high school football just went up — dramatically. Former Illinois high school football players recently filed a class-action concussion lawsuit.

Sustainability gone wild

WASHINGTON — Syracuse University alumni are new additions to the lengthening list of persons who can stop contributing to their alma maters. The university has succumbed — after, one suspects, not much agonizing — to the temptation to indulge in progressive gestures. It will divest all fossil fuel stocks from its endowment.