Reporter sinks her teeth into vampire romance

Myths about creatures that drink blood have been a part of most cultures. They have often been used to scare children against wandering out in the night and often these tales get so ingrained in the mass psyche that some adults fear them as well. Recently these tales have been rather romanticised. Anne Rice was

Knox College Commencement Address

Saturday, June 4, 2005 — Good morning President Taylor, Board of Trustees, faculty, parents, family, friends, the community of Galesburg, the class of 1955—which I understand was out partying last night, and yet still showed up here on time—and most of all, the Class of 2005. Congratulations on your graduation, and thank you for the honor

Barack Obama Illinois State Senate Biography

Years served: 1997 – Present Legislative assignments: Committees on Health & Human Services (Chairperson); Welfare; Sen. Comm. Whole. Biography: Attorney; born Aug. 4, 1961, in Hawaii; bachelor’s degree, Columbia University, NY, 1983; graduate, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, 1991; chair, The Chicago Annebery Challenge; board member, Woods Fund of Chicago; “40 under 40” award, Crain’s Chicago Business, 1993;