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Put away your selfie stick

By Minju Park, Columnist

August 9, 2016

During my spring break, I traveled to Istanbul to visit my brother who is studying abroad there. I really enjoyed having the experience of learning about a country that is so different from my own, and I found its rich and complicated history fascinating. However, my trip was speckled with a sight ...

Number of Illinois concealed carry applicants falls short of prediction

Number of Illinois concealed carry applicants falls short of prediction

By Camille Murray

February 10, 2015

The number of Illinois residents who applied for permits to carry a concealed firearm this past year was significantly lower than projected by Illinois State Police officials.According to a report by the Illinois State Police, there was a total of 91,651 active applications in 2014. The number is ab...

Be careful who you eat with: study says peers influence eating habits

November 7, 2013

Bussing tables might not be the most glamorous job for someone who holds a doctorate degree. Brenna Ellison, assistant professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics who received her doctorate at the University of Oklahoma State, navigated from one white-clothed table to the next as she rounded up di...