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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.

Long Shots

Colleen Becker | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics
Colleen Becker

With every election, individuals with little or no chance of success willingly take on the significant financial burden and unyielding workload that comes with running a local, state or national campaign. Why do they do it?

College Paper Snafu Of The Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Ah, life at a college newspaper, where late nights and lack of sleep can often lead to unfortunate situations. The editor of the Western Illinois Univ...

Macomb Illinois Shooting: Gunman Shoots Himself After Standoff At Farm King Store

McDonough Voice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Terrified customers and employees of the Macomb Farm King store fled the business just before 1 p.m. Wednesday when a man opened fire inside. About f...