Daily Archive: Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Rochelle News-Leader | New Summer Percussion Workshop at NIU for grades 6 to 12

DEKALB — The Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University announces a new Summer Percussion Workshop for middle and high school age students.  Participants work with NIU percussion instructor Ben Wahlund, NIU professor and Fulbright award recipient Greg Beyer, DeKalb High School director of bands Steve Lundin, and several other professional educators and

What Do White House Ethics Rules Mean If They Can Be Circumvented?

Members of the Trump Administration seem eager to disregard the ethics rules that they themselves created, and they have filed a surprising number of ethics waivers.CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS “It is time to drain the swamp in Washington, D.C.,” Donald Trump said last October, before presenting his “five-point plan” for improving ethical standards in