| Sep 29, 2013
For more than a century, Moody Bible Institute has peered over the shoulders of its aspiring young evangelists, making sure they weren't drinking alcohol, though the Bible tells the story of Jesus turning water into wine.
The same rule, plus bans on...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:06 AM
As far as birthdays go, this one will have the usual fixings: pink cupcakes, plenty of children running around — and a really big pointy hat.
The party is for Perry Mastodon, a skeleton of an Ice Age-era mammal that is the focal point of Wheaton...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From the Huffington Post: Wheaton College, an evangelical liberal arts school in Illinois, asked a Washington, D.C. federal court on (Aug. 1) for an emergency injunction against the Obama administration's contraception coverage mandate because the rule...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Wheaton College has joined about 50 mostly Roman Catholic religious institutions suing the Obama administration for requiring religious employers to offer health insurance that covers the cost of birth control for employees and students.
Today the west...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:21 PM
David Hooker pulled a strand of hair from the clump of dust that had been dumped out of a vacuum bag. Some may find it unpalatable, he said, but in his eyes, it isn't dirty or gross. It's art.
The associate art professor at Wheaton College has taken the...
| Feb 3, 2013
Wheaton College and Roman Catholic dioceses across Illinois, which sued the Obama administration to avoid paying for birth control, might not have to pay after all, under a health care compromise offered by the Obama administration.
Seeking to appease...
| Nov 14, 2012
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has conducted private business ventures through a little-known government office that has cost taxpayers about $1.8 million, a Tribune investigation has found.
Federal law allows former House speakers to...
| Aug 28, 2012
A federal judge has dismissed Wheaton College's lawsuit against the Obama administration for requiring the evangelical Christian college to offer health insurance that covers the cost of contraception, including the morning-after pill, for employees.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Wheaton College has appealed a federal judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit against the Obama administration for requiring the evangelical Christian college to offer health insurance that covers the cost of contraception, including the morning-after...
| Apr 27, 2011
Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex
Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website.
Styrene, whose real name was...
| Apr 24, 2011
RICHARD J. DORSO
Talent agent, TV exec, boutique owner
Richard J. "Dick" Dorso, 101, whose lengthy Hollywood career ranged from talent agent to television writer and producer to haberdasher, died April 6 at his home in Los Angeles, his family said....
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Two Wheaton College alums are working on a documentary about their perspective on attitudes of the evangelical Christian community regarding homosexuality. Markie Hancock, a 1981 …...