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The Most Beautiful and Ugliest College Campuses in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.03.2014 | College
Reboot Illinois

When choosing a school, things like academics, finances, location and student activities often take a front seat. But what about the way colleges look?

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.

11 Biggest Charitable Illinois Donors in 2014

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.21.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinoisans are a generous bunch when it comes to charitable causes, but not all have millions of dollars to donate. Those who do often give to organizations or institutions that made a significant impact during the course of their lives.

10 Biggest Tuition Increases at Illinois Universities for the 2014-2015 School Year

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.19.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We went through Illinois private and public four-year universities to find which schools have the biggest tuition increase, by percentage, from 2013-14 to 2014-15.

What Are the Best Colleges in Illinois?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We pulled out the 15 highest-ranked Illinois schools. The top two both placed in the top 25 overall. The rankings of seven of the Illinois schools are below, with their national rank in parentheses.

School's Gay Wedding Ban Is So Sweeping, Even Some Straight Couples Can't Get Married

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Rather than allow newly-legal same-sex marriages on its campus, Loyola University Chicago has formalized a policy so restrictive it excludes any gay c...

(Pay)Rate my Professor

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.21.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

In the wake of the faculty members strike at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), we took a look at the salaries of tenured and non-tenured college instructors, according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Meet The 94-Year-Old 'Rock Star' Behind Loyola's Basketball Team

Posted 12.23.2013 | Chicago

They just don't make many like Sister Jean Schmidt, the 94-year-old chaplain of Loyola University Chicago's varsity men's basketball team. Sister J...

What Are the Smartest Colleges in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Certain colleges have prestige and rigorous admissions standards, but which colleges actually have the smartest students? Lumosity, an organization...

Will Jesuit University Allow One Of Its Gay Students To Marry On Campus?

Posted 11.13.2013 | Gay Voices

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign his state's same-sex marriage legislation into law on Nov. 20, but for some local couples, the fight for t...

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...

Loyola's 1963 Basketball Champs Get White House Honor

Posted 07.12.2013 | Chicago

It's been a half-century since the men's basketball team of Loyola University in Chicago won the 1963 NCAA championship and in the process knocked dow...

Chicago Jesuits Reflect On Significance Of New Pope

Posted 06.10.2013 | Chicago

Chicago's Loyola University has been buzzing all week as the Jesuit Catholic school celebrated the announcement of the first-ever Jesuit Holy Father, ...

Lizzie Schiffman

Study Finds Drinking Could Help Fight Dementia | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

While social drinking can make it hard to remember what happened last Saturday night, a new study by Loyola University suggests it could help prevent ...

10 Colleges With The Fewest Cars On Campus

Posted 08.05.2011 | College

Do you go to Georgetown? Odds are, you probably are not driving a car to class, according to US News and World Report's list of colleges with the few...

Smells Like Chicken: Chick-fil-A On Its Way To Downtown

Crain's Chicago Business | By: Thomas A. Corfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

(Crain's) -- Chick-fil-A Inc. is close to striking a deal for a restaurant on the Water Tower campus of Loyola University Chicago. ...

Homeless 14-Year-Old Girl Gets Approved For Lung Transplant (UPDATE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: Ronnie Walker's social worker, Carolyn Taren, informed The Huffington Post today that the 14-year-old and her family will soon be moving into ...

DePaul And Loyola Set Enrollment Records

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A slow economy hasn't put the damper on enrollment at DePaul University and Loyola University Chicago, which are reporting record enrollment figures ...