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January 16, 2018

More Room: Shifting Gears

Funny the things we remember. I read once, as a kid, about a jet fighter pilot who was testing a new plane. The plane stalled and he went into a tailspin. Try as he might he could not engage the gear to pull the plane up. With the ground fast approaching and nothing to lose he rammed the gear in the opposite direction.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Room for a View: Prescription for a Better (Y)ear
In an increasingly clanging, banging, screeching and screaming, noisy world quiet is becoming a luxury item. It is almost as if life turns up the volume to mask the more uncomfortable awareness of everything from the world’s chaos to one’s own anxieties. Louder has become the response to loud. Quiet can be hard to find for anyone seeking personal peace.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Room for a View: Is It Well
Reverend Doctor King was a Baptist minister and Civil Rights leader, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.  He was admired not only for his courage and commitment to the struggle for Civil Rights, but also for his ability to encourage others and articulate the need for people to participate in the struggle and/or speak out against miscarriages of justice.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Editorial: Daniel Biss for Governor
It is not often that the RoundTable endorses a candidate. Instead, we present voters with enough information for them to make their own decisions. With the upcoming endorsement session of the Democratic Party of Evanston, however, we want to state our preference for Daniel Biss for governor.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Guest Essay: Foundation 65 Reports on REACH Program
We at Foundation 65 would like to acknowledge and thank a dedicated group of District 65 teachers and administrators, and to celebrate some early successes they and their students have seen in growing early literacy skills.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Room for a View: The Experience of Hunger
Americans have a fixation on eating and weight, and every year countless articles, books, and TV segments are churned out telling us about the latest diet fad. But rarely do they consider the essential component, which is hunger.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
A New Year
If one looks up the word “calendar” in Webster’s dictionary, it points out that calendars are “systems of reckoning time, esp. with reference to the beginning, length, and divisions of the year.”
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
A Masterpiece
“On the seventh day...” God tried to rest but couldn’t. Something seemed unfinished, missed, forgotten. God struggled with the feeling but simply could not pin the problem down.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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