Yearly Archives: 2011

CPS plans to close 2 grade schools and phase out 2 high schools News

CPS will begin phasing out two high schools in 2012: Dyett and Crane Tech Prep.

Game faces: Stocking stuffers for Sox, Cubs


With winter meetings starting next week, baseball’s off-season is in full swing. However, the Sox and the Cubs need to make some fixes. Neither teams looks like a candidate to win the Fall Classic in 2012, but they can take important steps for the future. I’ve put together wish lists for both teams, just in time for last-minute Christmas shopping.

Holiday Giftacular Gift Guide


Need ideas for holiday gifts? We've got ideas for parents, grandparents, friends, girlfriends and boyfriends.

Undecided about a major? No problem!

College & Career

Can't decide on a major for college? It's not the end of the world. We've got some tips to help you.

Get in the holiday giving spirit with these charity events


Need ideas for local charity events to give back this holiday season? We've got a few ideas.

Check out the new baby gorilla at Lincoln Park Zoo!


An endangered gorilla was born at Lincoln Park Zoo and will be shown to the public for the first time on November 22.

Movie review: “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1”


Will the fourth "Twilight" movie win you over or break your heart?

Illinois high school teacher suspended after showing ‘Daily Show’ in class


VOTE: Should this teacher have been suspended for showing 'The Daily Show" in a government and law class?

Get schooled abroad


Want to study abroad? Learn some helpful tips from others who have done it!