We tackle some of the issues facing higher education and discuss how to stay above the debt. And, we look at what we learned from SARS when it comes to epidemic panic. Plus, we examine the characteristics of young extremists in the United States.
There's a myth in Lafayette that African Americans displaced by the Chicago Housing Authority are migrating to the central Indiana town and causing crime. We look at why that myth persists. Plus, we have another shot of "Reclaimed Soul."
We get a recap of the third and final Illinois governor's debate and learn what role Latino voters play in this year's election. And, our "Hey Guv!" series unpacks the state's fiscal health. Plus, Chicago Tribune writer Kevin Pang talks about his new documentary about food, family and sacrifice.
We take a look at whether a political candidate really benefits from getting a noteworthy someone to stump for them. Plus, we get a preview of the 25th Chicago Humanities Festival with program director Alison Cuddy. The theme for this year is "Journeys".
We delve into the concept of intellectual virtue and whether it's present in the various political campaigns around the country. Plus, a sneak peek of this weekend's Open House Chicago which opens some of the city's private landmarks to the public.
We talk about the efforts Chicago is taking to screen airport passengers of Ebola and what nurses across the United States are doing to protect themselves from the disease. And, hear from the first woman to open at the Islamic Society of North America convention.
We recap the first formal debate of the Illinois gubernatorial race. And, get a wrap on the Blackhawks' first game of the season. Plus, we talk with the author of the new book "The Dylanologists" which explores the many stratagems of Bob Dylan admirers.