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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 ...

Are The Simpsons​ from Illinois? Absolutely. Here Are 22 MORE Reasons to Prove It

Madison Bondi | Posted 12.08.2015 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

After sharing my previous article, I received some flack from Twitter users and Facebook commenters, who are still in denial that The Simpsons are fro...

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.

Illinois Lawmaker Denies Making The Least Subtle Patronage Request Ever

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

Patronage requests are usually made quietly, perhaps in a smoke-filled back room, but one Illinois Republican appears to have brought sunlight to the ...

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.

Proof That Bad Sex Can Ruin Your Marriage

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.01.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Surely scientists do not need to study this question. We all know the answer without even bothering with some lame scientific study. Or surely this was settled scientifically a long time ago, right?

SIU Student Creates Scholarship Fund For Kids With Jailed Parents

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While some resources are available for inmates looking to turn their lives around after jail, many children with incarcerated parents end up making ma...

Illinois Budget Crisis Hits Home: Infant Denied Immunizations Because Mother Has State Insurance (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To many Illinoisans, the state's $13 billion budget deficit can seem like an abstraction, a big number with little direct impact on daily life. But f...

Now That We Have the "Right" To Health Care, How Will We Be Assured The "Duties" Will Be Performed?

Tamara N. Holder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tamara N. Holder

Today, President Obama extended all Americans a "right" that prisoners already possess: health care. But, the right to health care means nothing unl...