College of DuPage President Offers Quinn Election Votes for $20 Million State Grant

For the Good of Illinois has broken a bombshell story where the President of the College of DuPage offers Quinn votes in the upcoming election if Quinn will give him $20 million in construction grants. “I needed to identify a project that would help release our state funding. My idea: a Teaching and Learning Center. […]

U of I Fights Forced Unionization

More than 150 U of I faculty have signed on to the open letter below opposing unionization: We, the undersigned members of the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, find no evidence that academic excellence on our campus would be advanced by ceding control of many of our most important decision-making processes to […]

Loyola Drops ‘Master’s Degree in Activism,’ Draws Student Protests

The university’s Institute for Pastoral Studies announced to students in an email sent over winter break that it would dismantle its five-year-old degree in Social Justice and Community Development. Instead, the university would continue to offer a scaled-back degree in social justice “to better focus on an area of strength for the University,” university spokeswoman […]

Northwestern Players File to Start Union

Kain Colter, quarterback for the Northwestern Wildcats, has started a push to have the football players unionize. Ramogi Huma, president of the National College Players Association, filed a petition in Chicago on behalf of football players at Northwestern University, submitting the form at the regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Backed by the […]

Video: College Students Have No Clue if Lincoln Was Republican or Democrat

On this 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, it is sad to know that college students do not know what party to which Abraham Lincoln belonged. Watch the video below of Charlie Kirk, Students at a public university in Illinois, the home state of arguably the most famous and influential president in American history […]

Elgin Community College (ECC) paid Terrorist Bill Ayers $1200 to speak

Elgin Community College PR discussing bringing Bill Ayers to speak. He confirmed Ayers was paid $1200 of taxpayer money to speak. This was paid with taxpayer money. When asked about whether others have spoken with opposite viewpoints have ever spoken in this series, he could not give an example.  When asked if he was willing […]

William Ayers to speak at Elgin Community College Sept. 26

In a very controversial move, Elgin Community College (ECC) will kick off the 2013-2014 Humanities Center Speaker Series this Thursday. William Ayers, former distinguished professor of education and senior university scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will be the first guest of Elgin Community College’s 2013-2014 Humanities Center Speaker Series on Thursday, Sept. 26. He will speak from […]

Top 10 Social Media Don’ts for College Students

With college starting for thousands of freshman and many more upperclassmen, I thought it would be good to provide a little advise from a technology perspective. Much of this advice is also applicable after college as well. NOTE: Social media refers to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest and any other social platforms. Do not […]

Several State Legislators Weigh in on College Affordability

House Republicans unveiled college affordability package earlier this week. Several legislators weigh in on the topic: State Rep. Dan Brady SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dan Brady (R-Bloomington) and fellow House Republicans today unveiled a new package of legislation designed to make college more affordable for middle-class Illinoisans. “Our ongoing state financial crisis has stretched both […]