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  • Love, marriage and bad studies that say nothing

    Gosh, am I tired of the pop-sociology and pop-psychology studies popping up in my news feed. Almost every one of these has severe limitations that get ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Letter: National Recovery Month

    To the Editor:As executive director of Renz Addiction Counseling Center, I have seen firsthand the b ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 8:40 pm
  • Sound Off: All they do is complain

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: All they do is complain Have you not ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Good Natured: Kane County is lousy with woodlice

    Lousy.It’s a crummy term, even under the best of circumstances.That is, unless you happen to be a wo ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Editor’s Notebook: In high school? Love to write?

    This past year, the Kane County Chronicle opinion page featured two young writers: Kurt Zepeda and Brigid Ackerman.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:45 am
  • Our View: Entrepreneurship requires careful planning, execution

    Starting a business. Running a business. Staying in business.It’s not necessarily easy to do. In fac ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Another View: NBA, NFL should stop forcing athletes to stay in college

    As the college football season kicks off, the question of whether college athletes should be treated as professionals hangs in the air. Yet one issue ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Many hands make light work, happy horses

    You should see my toilets. And yet, there I was, helping to muck out the stalls at Casey’s Safe Haven alongside my dear daughter last Sunday morning.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • In Focus: Storming through

    Usually, it’s the springtime sports weather that throws me for a loop. This week, I arrived at St. Charles North High School for a preview story we we ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Holinger: A hymn to stay-at-home moms

    OMG, back to school! Back to the morning melee: pulling on socks, checking backpacks, making breakfast and trying to get the Odyssey filled and emptie ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • No one wins in fight for legroom at 40,000 feet

    WASHINGTON – As I have mentioned before, I’m 6-foot-2 and all leg, so I’m very sympathetic to folks who complain about legroom. However, like many tal ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Another view: A shot at the 2024 Summer Olympics for D.C.

    Washington, D.C., is in the running to be the nation’s official bid city for the 2024 Olympic summer games. Not surprisingly, the prospect of hosting ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Life at East: Dorm sweet dorm

    Although it shouldn’t come as a surprise, it’s weird to call myself a “college student.” A few weeks ago, I started at Illinois State University, and ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Happy feet: New Dance Academy programs, pricing have dancers jumping for joy

    With dance genres such as ballet and tap considered classics, and even more recent styles such as jazz and hip hop now becoming staples of a dance stu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Another View: It helps to have a hospital room with a view

    Hospitals are, by their nature, scary and depressing places. But they don’t have to be ugly as well – and there’s ample evidence that aesthetics matte ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
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