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Look Good Feel Better provides a new outlook for cancer patients

December 9, 2014

The physical repercussions of cancer are no match for the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) and the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) program, Look Good Feel Better.  Developed in 1989, Look Good...

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

By Brittney Nadler December 3, 2014

With corporations like Google, Facebook, Dell and Reddit beginning out of college dorm rooms, many college students have the ambition and resources to leave a lasting impact on their university.  Nonprofit...

CU Out of the Darkness Walk aids suicide prevention

CU Out of the Darkness Walk aids suicide prevention

By Sarah Foster October 13, 2014

Melissa Sutherland’s eyes shifted between a sea of faces and a folded sheet of white paper. She stood on the plank of a park bench in Crystal Lake Park and twisted blue and green beads between her fingers....

Repeal of prevailing wage law would result in a weakened economy, University researchers say

By Julianne Micoleta January 27, 2014

Pressure from increasing state budget deficits, as well as debt from underfunded pensions, have caused critics to call for the repeal of Illinois’ prevailing wage law for government construction projects.  However,...

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