| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:05 PM
— A year ago, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s attorneys said his family was in "significant financial peril" as he and his wife, Sandi, awaited sentencing for looting $750,000 from his campaign coffers.
Jackson had to come up with that amount to...
| Jul 7, 2014
As residents of Chicago know, Chicago State University has run into a seemingly never-ending series of legal and administrative problems over the years. So it's probably no surprise that Chicago State fares poorly in respecting the First Amendment...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle is a passionate libertarian who was thrilled to attend Citrus College in Glendora for what he imagined would be a quintessential college experience of unbridled debate.
But after he arrived last year, he learned that the college...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
College students in California and three other states filed lawsuits against their campuses Tuesday in what is thought to be the first-ever coordinated legal attack on free speech restrictions in higher education.
Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle, a 20-year-old...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Two Chicago State University professors sued campus administrators in federal court Tuesday, alleging that campus policies illegally targeted a controversial faculty-led blog.
Phillip Beverly and Robert Bionaz are CSU professors and, they say in their...
| Jun 27, 2014
An economist and longtime professor at Chicago State University, Ben-chieh Liu conducted groundbreaking research into the concept of quality of life.
Mr. Liu, 75, died Friday, June 13, in his Lisle home after a brief illness, his family said....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:01 PM
WASHINGTON — White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, asked Friday whether Chicago had a lock on becoming the home of the future Obama presidential library, emphasized that the just-received bids for the project would be carefully examined, including...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Thirteen bidders filed paperwork by Monday’s deadline saying they want to host the Obama Presidential Library, according to the foundation established to oversee the selection process.
In a statement released today, the Barack Obama Foundation said...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Columbia University in New York City will make a bid to build the Obama presidential library on its Manhattanville campus in West Harlem, where the structure would be a cornerstone of the university’s $6.3 billion expansion into the economically...
| Jun 12, 2014
•An article Wednesday about a Chicago State University proposal for the Obama presidential library misidentified the Metra stop that would be relocated to inside the library under the plan. The correct Metra stop is the 95th Street-Chicago State...
| Jun 11, 2014
The South Side lakefront jewel where Barack and Michelle Obama held their wedding reception vs. a rare, open downtown field set against Chicago's majestic mountain range of skyscrapers.
The home of the 1893 world's fair, near where Frederick Law Olmsted...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Five months after the abrupt resignation of Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael D. White, school board members unanimously approved his successor Monday night.
Yolanda Jordan, who has been interim principal since mid-February and the assistant...