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When I was a senior in high school, I received a telephone call from a man who was obviously disguising his voice, claiming to be a scout for the Chicago Bears. I knew right away it was Uncle … more
In his illuminating 800-page book “Behave,” Stanford neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky describes how the brain shapes our actions, sometimes based on hard-wired “Us versus Them” … more
But the campaign apparently isn’t spending a dime on print advertising in newspapers. Instead, it’s using various forms of broadcast, billboards and social media to spread the word. The … more
To say you never know what life will bring is probably one the most truthful statements in history. While I have been trying for months to protect myself and my family from the COVID-19 virus, … more
LAWRENCEVILLE — The Lawrence County Health Department on Wednesday, Aug. 26, released a statement regarding the privacy of individuals affected by COVID-19. The statement, in its entirety, reads … more
You’ve studied hard! Took the right classes. You even worked the perfect internship last summer. Now it’s time to graduate and get your first full-time career job! And then there’s a COVID-19 … more
Although nobody can say so with certainty, it’s believed that English poet, playwright and actor William Shakespeare, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the … more
I ran into University of Illinois President Tim Killeen recently at a reception. (This was before we all began staying at home, of course.) Tim chided me for not writing about all the great things … more
In a recent column, I had only space enough to touch on my thought that we need a reset of American politics. I was asked to drill down on the topic. Politics is not bad. The FDR speechwriter … more
Remember When is gathered from past pages of the Daily Record and other Lawrence County newspapers. 100 years ago April 21, 1920 The executive committee of the Lawrence County Farm Bureau … more
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