"It's on the left," he says. "No, it's southeast of here," she says.
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January 02, 2014

How Language Seems To Shape One’s View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.


January 02, 2014

U of I Urbana Campus Now Smoke-Free

University of Illinois students will return to a smoke free campus after their holiday break.  The Urbana campus officially banned smoking on all campus property Jan. 1, as well as the littering of tobacco products.


January 02, 2014

Justices Get Campaign Money, Decide Pension Issue

A published report says groups with ties to the pension-reform law adopted last month have contributed close to $3 million to Illinois Supreme Court justices who might decide its fate.


December 31, 2013

Illinois Holds Off Indiana In OT

Illinois sank five key free throws late to knock off visiting Indiana in overtime 83-80 Tuesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.


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