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Lake Forest College In the News

  • May 30  
    Lake Forest College’s gender-inclusive housing policy was featured in a recent article in Pacific Standard.
  • May 23  
    The Lake Forest Leader covered Tom Ricketts’ inspiring address at Lake Forest College’s recent commencement ceremony. 
  • May 15  
    Commencement speaker Tom Ricketts, Chicago Cubs chairman, delivered a media-worthy address at Ravinia Festival Park on May 13.
  • May 11  
    Professor of Economics and Business Robert Baade weighs in on on the economic risks of Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympics bid in two publications.
  • April 20  
    Tyler Madeley ’18 was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about his play “Post-Mortem,” which was performed on campus.
  • April 14  
    The Chicago Tribune covered the success of Lake Forest College’s 20th Student Symposium.
  • April 11  
    Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about the effects of a 30 percent increase in the cost of Cubs tickets on the fan base.
  • April 11  
    Professor of English Robert Archambeau was interviewed by The Huffington Post for National Poetry Month.
  • April 4  
    Courtney Wright ’88 was recently featured in the Chicago Sun-Times for the innovation of her manufacturing company.
  • March 28  
    Jose Antonio Vargas recently gave a talk at the College about his experience as an undocumented immigrant, spurring media interest.
  • March 22  
    Helen Maurene Cooper celebrated the creativity of Chicago’s nail art community and the release of her new book Paint & Polish: Cultural Economy and Visual Culture from the West Side (Onomatopee, 2017).
  • March 15  
    It looks almost good enough to eat, like an exquisite confectionary at a high-end chocolatier. But this delectable chocolate lily is one of Glenn Adelson’s latest finds on his year-long search for wildflowers.
  • March 13  
    Associate Professor of Anthropology Holly Swyers was quoted at length about the art of being a grown up in Quartz, the online subsidiary of The Atlantic Magazine.
  • March 1  
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology Rebecca Graff will be quoted Wednesday, March 1, on the “Ask Geoffrey” segment of WTTW’s Chicago Tonight.
  • February 15  
    Professor Emeritus of American history Michael H. Ebner reacts to civil rights seminar controversy in a Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor on February 15.