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  • Linden Cello Duo debuts on Oakton stage Jan 18, 2015 4:38 PM
    Two talented cellists team up for a debut performance at Oakton Community College’s Footlik Theater, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31.

  • CLC moves auto collision repair classes Jan 18, 2015 4:31 PM
    College of Lake County's automotive collision repair classes are now in a renovated building.

  • Oakton men’s soccer player named to Scholar All-American Team Jan 16, 2015 1:21 PM
    An Oakton Community College student, sophomore Pooya Shams, has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Men’s Junior College Division Scholar All-America Team.

  • Harper students join Saturday in MLK Day of Service Jan 16, 2015 5:41 PM
    Harper College students are taking part in the community college’s first MLK Day of Service Saturday, Jan. 24. They’ll work on a service project, design a mural of King and hear from keynote speaker Noelle Jones, founding English teacher at the Greater Lawndale High School for Social Justice in Chicago.s

  • Russian National Ballet Theatre to perform 'Sleeping Beauty' at COD Jan 16, 2015 12:11 AM
    You could take several flights around the world to see some of the best entertainment on the seven continents. Or you could head to the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, which is showcasing several top acts from across the globe for its spring season, including two performances on Saturday, Jan. 17, of “Sleeping Beauty” by the Russian National Ballet Theatre. “We have first-class entertainment coming right to DuPage County,” said Diana Martinez, McAninch Arts Center director.

  • Herzog paces Harper in loss to Wright Jan 15, 2015 9:52 PM
    Harper women’s basketball coach Jenny Turpel got an answer to a question she’d rather have avoided in Wednesday night’s 60-54 loss to Wright College in the Hawks’ North Central Community College Conference home opener: Who would do the scoring if the team’s top player, Joslyn Nicholson, couldn’t compete? Answer: Kim Herzog. The Buffalo Grove produced canned six 3-points and finished with a game-high 27 points. It wasn’t quite enough, with Nicholson serving a one-game suspension, as Harper dropped to 6-12 overall and 0-3 in the N4C.

  • Editorial: Incomplete grade for free community college tuition Jan 14, 2015 12:06 PM
    A Daily Herald editorial says President Obama's free tuition iplan for community colleges has merit but how it would be funded is a key quesiton that must be answered.

  • Milestones make news at BenU Jan 14, 2015 9:44 PM
    The Benedictine men’s basketball team reached a pair of milestones last week. Coach Keith Bunkenburg won his 300th game, and six days later senior Tim McGinty scored his 1,000th point.

  • Harper students say ‘Aloha’ to new semester Jan 15, 2015 9:58 AM
    It may have been 16 degrees outside Wednesday, but inside Harper College’s student center there was plenty of warmth. Students were welcomed back to a new semester with a full-blown Hawaiian beach party featuring a mechanical surf board, hula dancers, and more.

  • Welke notches first conference win at Harper Jan 15, 2015 1:09 AM
    Harper first-year men’s basketball coach Justin Welke got a special win on Wednesday night. He notched his first North Central Community College Conference victory as the Hawks topped visiting Wright College 66-60 in Palatine. Admir Suljic (21 points) and Davion Benton (20) led the way in scoring for Harper.

  • Members Exhibition showcases works at College of Lake County Jan 13, 2015 11:52 AM
    College of Lake County's Members Exhibition art collection will be on display from Friday, Jan. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 22.

  • Harper seeks volunteers for free ultrasound Jan 13, 2015 11:13 AM
    Harper College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs are seeking volunteers interested in receiving a free ultrasound starting Monday, Feb. 9, and running through Thursday, April 23.

  • Fox Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Day events aim to inspire Jan 13, 2015 2:33 PM
    A great leader deserves to be honored and remembered. Here’s where you can find Martin Luther King Jr. events in and around the Fox Valley.

  • Retiring Benedictine president: 'Time to pass it on' Jan 13, 2015 11:05 PM
    William J. Carroll planned to stay 10 years as president of Illinois Benedictine College in Lisle when he was hired in 1995. An extra decade later, Carroll said he has plenty of ideas to continue improving the private Catholic university. But the 67-year-old Naperville resident announced his intention to step down by Dec. 31 so a new leader can step in. “I could do more, but a lot has been done, and it's time to pass it on,” Carroll said Tuesday.

  • Benton comes up big for Harper Jan 13, 2015 4:04 PM
    The men’s basketball coaching staff at Harper College may be seeing the start of something they’d been hoping for all season — the emergence of freshman forward Davion Benton. The 6-foot-5 forward average 16.5 points and 13 rebounds in a pair of losses to ranked opponents and has earned NJCAA Region IV, Division III player of the week honors.

  • Benedictine president to retire Jan 12, 2015 9:36 PM
    The president of Benedictine University, William J. Carroll, announced Monday afternoon that he plans to retire in December, school officials said. Carroll, who has led the school for more than two decades, is credited with spearheading innovations that led the school to be named the fastest-growing university in the country since 2000 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • Suburban community colleges applaud Obama plan if money’s there Jan 10, 2015 7:30 AM
    Suburban educators hailed President Obama’s plan to make community college as “free and universal as high school is today,” but acknowledged the proposal faces a tough sell with Illinois lawmakers who would have to loosen the state’s purse strings to join. “Whether the money can follow the good idea, that’s yet another issue,” said College of DuPage President Robert Breuder.

  • Roseberg helps North Central escape with win Jan 10, 2015 10:54 PM
    Take Charles Rosenberg out of Saturday night’s men’s basketball game and Wheaton College probably would have upset 10th-ranked North Central.

  • Rauner expected to tour renovated Harper College building Jan 9, 2015 1:08 PM
    Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner plans to visit Harper College’s Palatine campus to tour the new Career and Technical Education Center, opening for the spring semester after a two-year, $38 million renovation. State funding covered 75 percent of the project to transform Building H into classrooms and labs for some of Harper's most popular skills programs.

  • Harper College to hold live auction this weekend Jan 9, 2015 9:28 AM
    A live auction will be held featuring hundreds of pieces of furniture, appliances and other items being cleared out to make way for an upcoming building renovation at Harper College.

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