Local Teacher Takes on New Challenges as a CBS “Survivor” Contestant

Imagine competing on CBS’s “Survivor”—leaving behind friends, family, central air-conditioning and even your hairdryer. You’re dropped at a remote location with more than a dozen strangers, all rooting for your demise. Conditions like that make most people declare, “not if you paid me a million dollars.” But for Chicago Public Schools Special Education teacher Alicia […]

The Reality of Reality TV Stardom

We’ve all had the reality star fantasy. Sure, you’d need a suit of armor to defend yourself against any one of “The Real Housewives”—and there’s that nightmare about munching toddler-sized insects while waiting to be voted off the latest island on “Survivor.” Yet, deep down, we all think we could do it better. Maybe, as […]