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  • Child model from Mount Prospect now has agency of her own Dec 2, 2013 5:58 AM
    Kukec's People features John MacLeod of Kenilworth, who is heading up a new concept in 24/7 news broadcasting, an app that provides local news to your mobile device.

     
  • Master puppeteer at Oakton performance for adults Nov 27, 2013 1:07 PM
    11.14- with one photo-page 2 Chicago’s Redmoon Theater co-founder Blair Thomas sure knows how to pull the strings behind the scenes! Puppetry, storytelling, and high art converge for an unbelievable night of amazing showmanship in “Hard Headed Heart” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Oakton’s Footlik Theater, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines.

     
  • Master puppeteer to perform at Oakton Nov 24, 2013 4:38 PM
    Redmoon Theater co-founder Blair will give an amazing display of puppeteer showmanship in “Hard Headed Heart” at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at Oakton’s Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

     
  • Oakton concert spotlights post-traumatic stress disorder Nov 22, 2013 3:00 PM
    Folk/rock singer-songwriter Jason Moon, a veteran of the Iraq War and a tireless advocate for veteran’s issues, explores this serious condition at a free performance 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus

     
  • Oakton highlights Rumbula massacre, Nazis in fiction Nov 20, 2013 4:14 PM
    Jewish Studies at Oakton is making two free presentations that shed light on the massacre of Jews in the Baltics and the use of Nazi figures in literature. . “Rumbula’s Echo: An Incredible Story of Holocaust Survival” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, traces the two-day massacre of more than a third of the Jewish population in Latvia in 1941. Director Mitchell Lieber will be on hand and there will be a question-and-answer session with Sia Hertsberg, a massacre survivor.

     
  • Visit Oakton Community College Dec. 3 Nov 19, 2013 12:12 PM
    If you’re investigating colleges, check out Oakton from every angle during an upcoming campus visit program. At 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, take stock of the college’s Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road (Room 1625).

     
  • Northwestern professor killed in 23-story fall Nov 18, 2013 5:40 PM
    A Northwestern University medical professor has been killed after falling from a South Florida hotel balcony through a lower-floor glass ceiling, police said Monday.

     
  • Little Rock Nine speaker coming to Oakton Nov 7, 2013 6:17 PM
    Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, will share his account on the front lines of the civil rights battle during an event Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines. "I wasn’t even born yet,” said Krissie Harris, Oakton’s student life coordinator, who is organizing the speaker event. “I think it’s going to give them (students) a historical perspective. And it ties into some of the things happening now.”

     
  • Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week Nov 5, 2013 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring football, soccer, volleyball and swimming.

     
  • Northwestern to unveil writer’s ‘Death Collection’ Nov 2, 2013 6:26 AM
    Acclaimed horror writer Michael McDowell couldn’t get enough of death. He collected photographs of people after their demise, whether from natural causes or after crossing paths with someone with a noose, knife or a gun. He gathered ads for burial gowns and pins containing locks of dead people’s hair. He even used a coffin housing a skeleton as his coffee table. Now Northwestern University, which months ago purchased the “Death Collection” McDowell amassed in three decades before his own death in 1999, is preparing to open the vault.

     
  • Notre Dame surges past Fremd Nov 2, 2013 8:26 AM
    Fremd schemed to shut down Notre Dame running back Chris James. For the first half, the Vikings did just that, limiting the Division 1 prospect to 47 yards on 14 carries. But James erupted for 195 yards and 3 touchdowns in the second half as Notre Dame knocked off Fremd 28-14 in the opening round of the Class 8A football playoffs in Palatine.

     
  • Images: Fremd vs. Notre Dame playoff football Nov 1, 2013 10:57 PM
    The Fremd High School football team hosted and lost 28-14 to Notre Dame High School in the first round of the IHSA football playoffs on Friday in Palatine.

     
  • A history of Jewish food in America: Bagels, pastrami and more Oct 25, 2013 11:43 PM
    Traditionally shaped by hand into the form of a ring made from yeasted wheat dough, bagels are especially popular in cities with large Jewish populations. Learn how this tasty treat and other dishes introduced to the United States by Eastern European Jewish immigrants - pastrami, knockwursts and chicken soup with kneidlach and lockshen -

     
  • Carmel completes season with victory Oct 26, 2013 12:15 AM
    Carmel 24, Notre Dame 21: The visiting Corsairs ended their season on a positive note, capturing the East Suburban Catholic Conference finale by upsetting the Dons in Niles. Notre Dame fell to 6-3 and finished 3-3 in the ESCC. Carmel finished 2-7 and 2-4 in the conference.

     
  • Game video: Carmel vs. Notre Dame Oct 24, 2013 11:33 PM
    Carmel takes on Niles Notre Dame Friday night in Week 9 action. Follow the game here with video from High School Cube, then come back later for the replay and highlights.

     
  • Mayors press for immigration reform Oct 23, 2013 4:30 PM
    Mayors of some of Illinois’ biggest municipalities called on the state’s congressional delegation Wednesday to overhaul immigration laws as a way to repair and boost the economy.

     
  • Pianist Doug Montgomery returns to Des Plaines Oct 21, 2013 7:53 AM
    Enjoy an evening of contemporary and classical piano music performed by Doug Montgomery Nov. 2 at Oakton’s Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

     
  • Casino gives OCC $150,000 for scholarships Oct 20, 2013 4:42 PM
    Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is donating $150,000 to Oakton Community College to provide 1-year scholarships for Des Plaines residents. “Rivers Casino ... has been a remarkable partner and a good neighbor, providing strong support for the college,” said OCC President Margaret Lee.

     
  • Oakton discusses math-music connection Oct 18, 2013 9:26 AM
    Learn how math and music are connected at a free lecture at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus, 1600 E. Golf Road, Room 1604. David Kung, professor of mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, speaks on “Harmonious Equations: A Mathematical Exploration of Music” as part of Oakton’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Speaker Series.

     
  • Northwestern to have peanut-free football game Oct 15, 2013 6:57 PM
    Northwestern won’t serve peanuts at Ryan Field on Saturday when the Wildcats take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The university is hosting its first Peanut Free Day for those with peanut allergies.

     
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