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Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:15 am
 People who care about the United States’ place in the world often fret about challenges to representative democracy from other countries. I’d contend that the more formidable challenge comes...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:14 am
 The Terror on the Square scare squad takes haunting to a whole new level in this year’s Terror in the Graveyard event. The veteran crew has manned the popular Terror on the Square haunted hous...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:13 am
 This Sunday, a popular walking tour returns to Oak Ridge Cemetery after a seven-year hiatus. The public is invited to enjoy a guided stroll through Oak Ridge Cemetery, during which they will lea...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:12 am
 This Tuesday, enjoy a UIS ECCE Speaker Series presentation that features analysis and discussion on the gendering (masculine, feminine, androgynous or gender bent) of characters in J.K. Rowling...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:11 am
Six years ago, I was dating this guy on the East Coast. He and I share a deep love of the arts. We started arguing on the sidewalk, and I got so upset that I vomited all over myself. He refused to dri...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:10 am
 By all accounts, Illinois Auditor General William “Bill” Holland made the leap from a Senate Democratic chief of staff to his current role as a fiercely independent auditor with ease. He ada...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:09 am

Skilled workers uncertain about status

 On Oct. 1 and 2, thousands of immigrants across the nation sent flower bouquets to the headquarters of the federal Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C. It wasn’t a gesture of th...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:08 am
 With finances uncertain, a financer of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is urging the state to fund the project that aims to digitize every document that Lincoln either wrote or read during...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:07 am
 Folks who work in prisons aren’t supposed to be criminals. And then there is Dr. Arthur Davida, erstwhile medical director at Stateville Correctional Center. Davida was once in private practic...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:06 am

An interview with director Davis Guggenheim

 “I wondered if she was too good to be true.”No one could blame filmmaker Davis Guggenheim for being skeptical where the subject of his latest documentary, He Named Me Malala, is concerned. A...


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