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Stop Hitting the Snooze Button: A Guide to Setting and Completing Your Goals, Big or Small

Brianna Ryce | Posted 10.05.2014 | College
Brianna Ryce

Why are goals so important and more importantly, why are they so hard to complete? Goals add direction and purpose to an individual's life. They represent progress and when accomplished, provide a feeling of self-worth.

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

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.04.2014 | 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.

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.

Joseph Erbentraut

DePaul Will Never Say If A Rapist Is Kicked Off Campus (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.06.2014 | College

Student activists at DePaul University in Chicago are still disgruntled after the school reiterated in a campus-wide email last month that it will not...

'DePaul Exposed' Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Michelle Cahill | Posted 07.05.2014 | Chicago
Michelle Cahill

Eleven years later, I still have nightmares, panic attacks, anxiety; I grind my teeth, and I am afraid to walk alone at night. Living with that fear every day is a challenge and being constantly confronted by this group that claims that it is trying to help me actually makes it harder.

(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.

George Clooney's Monuments Men Touches Chicago Legal Community

Lonna Saunders | Posted 04.17.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

One of the rare films I have seen to occasion applause at the end. I saw it at a theater 125 miles north of Cincinnati. Don't want to be a spoiler, so I will only say this. George's dad, Nick Clooney, has the last word in this one, and frankly, steals the show.

The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2013

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Greg Lukianoff

College is where inquisitive minds go to be exposed to new ways of thinking. But on some campuses, the quest for knowledge is frustrated when administrators censor speech they would prefer be kept out of the marketplace of ideas.

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...

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...

From Cornfields to the City: What It Feels Like to Be a Transfer Student

Melanie Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Melanie Stone

No one knows me here. There are some days when I feel invisible. I can walk around campus without recognizing anybody. To these people, I'm just another student, an anonymous face in the crowd.

Legislators load up on dessert and skip vegetables

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

As has occurred far too often over the years, our elected officials ate their dessert first last week. The vegetables got pushed off the dinner tab...

We, the Students, Must Demand Solutions to the Debt Crisis

Elizabeth Scrafford | Posted 07.07.2013 | Chicago
Elizabeth Scrafford

Taking out student loans is the only way I could attend DePaul. I thought if I took out the loans to get the right education, a good job would be waiting for me. Now I know different.

Good Intentions Are Not Enough: On Community, Voice, and the Ethics of Inclusion/Exclusion

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.26.2013 | Chicago
Mona Shattell

How do we include more, and diverse voices? How do we ensure that we get it "right"? How do we ensure that our impact is what was intended? What do we need to do now, early in the process to be more inclusive?

Colleges Can Do More to Help Students With Mental Health

Kim Siarkowski Amer | Posted 04.30.2013 | College
Kim Siarkowski Amer

How can we better assist students facing mental health problems in colleges the United States?

Aborted Baby Flag Removal Sparks Debate at DePaul University

Nico Lang | Posted 04.08.2013 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Tuesday, January 22 marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark court decision on abortion and women's sexual health, but at DePaul University, that day will be remembered very differently.

The Real Trouble With Online Higher Ed

Beth Rubin | Posted 04.06.2013 | College
Beth Rubin

The problem isn't too many Bachelor's diplomas or too many online courses. The problem is the current system's failure to develop essential competences in a cost-effective way.

The 8 Least Sexually Healthy Colleges

Posted 06.07.2012 | College

Some colleges should simply step up when promoting sexual health on campus, according to Trojan brand condoms. Granted, all colleges' missions don...

1/6 of the Way There

Jada Alexander | Posted 05.16.2012 | Teen
Jada Alexander

I was upstairs in my room when my mom came in and asked if I had checked the mail that day. I said no, and she said, "So... You didn't see... This?!" and pulled out a large envelope.

Math Prof Explains The Odds Of Making A Perfect Bracket

Posted 03.07.2012 | College

Every year, around this time, NCAA basketball fans start filling out their March Madness brackets. What's the chance that you'll guess a perfect b...

Students Occupy University To Stop Tuition Hike

Student Activism | Posted 03.03.2012 | College

Fourteen DePaul University students have staged a campus occupation against the university's tuition policy -- the first occupation at a US Catholic u...

Most of Obama's 'Controversial' Birth Control Rule Has Been Law For A Decade

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's decision to require most employers to cover birth control and insurers to offer it at no cost has created a firestorm of cont...

Judy Greer Just Happy to Still Be in the Picture

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She's generating major buzz -- perhaps even Oscar buzz - for her role in Alexander Payne's The Descendants. But actress Judy Greer is just happy to b...

DePaul University Receives $10 Million Alumni Donation, Largest In School's History

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

DePaul University announced Monday that it had received a $10 million donation from an alumnus, the single largest contribution in the school's histor...

DePaul Student Is Catholic School's First Gay Student Body President

Posted 12.29.2011 | Chicago

Story by Ross Forman, courtesy of Windy City Times: Anthony Alfano was the team captain for his final two seasons of the four he played for the co-...