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Cook County Board to Reduce Meetings in 2014

Cook County Board to Reduce Meetings in 2014

Reducing the number of Cook County board meetings by six next year did not reduce the amount of debate between commissioners at Wednesday’s board meeting. “There are almost 2,000 square miles of the county, and this gives people the chance to come and make their case whether or not we agree with them, This is […]

Gardening Galore from U of I Extension Site

Whether you have a green thumb, or have never watered a plant you didn’t kill, this site will connect you with your inner gardener. From houseplants to perennial gardens, from composting to water gardens, the extension service provides simple, clear advice and directions on how to get started or how to make your established garden […]

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State, Local Officials Reluctant To Hand Over College Campus Security Plans To Public

This campus safety investigation won 3rd place in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards. The conference is in Indianapolis April 13-14. It’s difficult if not impossible to determine which Illinois colleges and universities are complying with a state law that’s supposed to make school campuses safer. Under Illinois’ Campus Security […]

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Pressures on Asian-Americans to be Asian and American

by Alan Livshin August 14, 2008 – To live the American dream is hard enough for an American, but its even harder for Asian-Americans having to live up to American and Asian standards, especially cultural stereotypes. Social pressures, caused by misleading representation in the media and classic stereotypes, are placed on the Asian community to […]

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