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11 of the Princeton Review's Top Colleges Are in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.04.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

11 Illinois colleges were included among the Princeton Review's list of the best 379 colleges in the country for the 2014-2015 school year.

Diamonds in the Rough: Illinois' Top Ten Liberal Arts Colleges

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.02.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Let's just call them the diamonds in the rough of higher education. And Illinois is home to some solid schools. We picked out the top 10 based on U.S. News and World Report's list of the top liberal arts colleges across the country.

TOP 10: Cost of Private Colleges in Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.21.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Last week we tallied the total cost of attending one of Illinois' 12 public colleges. Today we do it for some of the most highly regarded private co...

Why President Obama Is Right to Focus on Inequality

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

During a period when the economy doubled in size, the total income earned by 90 percent of Americans didn't increase by a single penny. All the gains went to the richest 10 percent.

Since You Asked, Mr. President

Mauri Ditzler | Posted 09.28.2013 | College
Mauri Ditzler

Last week I attended President Obama's speech at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. I must admit to a twinge of jealousy as I noted the subtle placement ...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Did Obama's Talks Move Opinion on Race and Growth?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg One week, two big talks from our Educator-in-Chief: "I'm Trayvon" and "Middle-Out vs. Trickle-Down" economics. Despite Carlos Danger and Baby George, can Obama's reframing change minds long-term?

Obama Offers Jobs, Boehner Offers Sabotage

Ethan Rome | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

House Speaker John Boehner is leading what is arguably the most anti-jobs Congress in modern history, and he and his co-conspirators in the Senate have been systematically sabotaging the economy and the opportunity for millions of Americans to go back to work.

Evidence Is In -- Again -- GOP 'Trickledown' Economics a Failure

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Today the President delivers a major economic address at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois against a background of a growing consensus among economists throughout the world that the GOP's brand of "trickledown" economics is a complete failure wherever it is tried.

WATCH: 'Hangover' Actor's Advice About Fear And Grizzly Bears

Posted 06.13.2013 | College

Actor Ed Helms wants the class of 2013 to be full of fear. Helms, known from his roles in "The Hangover," "The Office" and "The Daily Show," delive...

Freemasonry Symbols Found In Lincoln-Douglas Debate Site, Book Reveals

Chicago Tribune | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

According to book author and Knox professor Lance Factor, the 1856 building's design, geometry, windows, and interior decorations all show telltale si...

Katharine Zaleski

Ten Best Commencement Speeches: See A List, Take The Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's graduation season: a time when I'm reminded of a day sitting under the New Hampshire sun -- yes there is summer sun in New Hampshire -- praying t...