Beloit, WI – A new crop of college freshmen is ready to hit the nation's campuses. And the Class of 2014 is the most technologically advanced yet. This "post-email generation" might be a little intimidating to professors who are still fumbling with on-line syllabi and electronic chalkboards. So that's where the authors of Beloit College's annual Mindset List come in. WNIJ's Susan Stephens spoke with them about their on-going project to help students and professors understand each other.
DeKalb, IL – The verdict is in today in the corruption trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad leads a discussion of the jury's decision. (aired live at 5:00 pm on the afternoon of the verdict).
DeKalb – This fall, voters in the Kishwaukee College district will be asked to approve a bond issue to help pay for campus improvements. The college serves 11,000 students from DeKalb, Kane, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, Winnebago and Boone counties. President Tom Choice has a number of improvements he wants to make. He discusses them with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad.
DeKalb, IL – McHenry County leaders are swimming against the tide of careless water use with a campaign to educate citizens about the precious resource and how to conserve it for their future. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken has the story.