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Illinois Politicians Hellbent On Destroying Higher Education

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.24.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Opinion by Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek Our politicians appear to be hellbent on destroying our Illinois public colleges. If you have a child ...

Existence of Illinois Public Colleges at Stake, Warns Moody's

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.10.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Reports from credit ratings agencies on local governments don't normally make for thrilling reading, but a Feb. 5 report from Moody's Investors Servic...

Highest-paid Illinois College Football Coaches

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.17.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

While football might not be as big in Illinois as it is in the South, particularly the Southeastern Conference -- where University of Alabama Head Coach, Nick Saban, made $5.4 million last year -- coaches at Illinois' public universities are still earning six-figure salaries.

Tied Up With Student Loans? Maybe You Went to One of These Schools?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.06.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

You graduate college and enter the real world, and then reality hits. You need to pay rent, pay for utilities and, most likely, start paying back your loans.

What's the Cost for Public Universities in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.15.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

For the better part of a decade, Illinois' public universities have been battling ever-shrinking state funding. That's driven tuition costs up.

Eastern Illinois University Washes Away a Cry for Help While Students Are Fighting Back

Julia Kacmarek | Posted 05.28.2013 | College
Julia Kacmarek

Students at the Eastern Illinois University are taking a stand and writing a petition since an incident that occurred last month has left many feeling that the university does not care enough about rape survivors on campus.

8 Awesome Alternative Spring Breaks

Posted 03.20.2012 | College

Not every college student heads south on spring break to get hammered on a beach. Nowadays, students do all kinds of different activities during th...

The Pistachio Effect

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

The next time you have a craving for nuts it may be worth taking a scoop of pistachios in their shells. It's nice when a snack food can help you to naturally and easily eat more mindfully.

A New Lincoln-Douglas Debate At Eastern Illinois University

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Stephen A. Douglas, the "Little Giant" who served in the U.S. Senate and debated Abraham Lincoln, is still much-honored in some quarters. Douglas, Wyo...

Rock Paper Scissors Championship: Eastern Illinois Student Becomes First Female To Win

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois got snubbed for the NCAA men's basketball tournament. But Brittany Kraft may have just brought the glory back to the state. The Eastern Illi...