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Prof. Peter Ludlow and his virtual alter ego Urizenus Sklar, whose name was taken from William Blake's 1794 "Book of Urizen." According to Ludlow and his co-author, Blake's book is "the story of a conflicted antihero who is cast out of the heavens and into a chaotic void then rises to create a new world there."
Embattled NU professor Peter Ludlow is also known as Urizenus Sklar,
Ludlow’s virtual alter ego — before he was banished from the game,
drawing international attention. In these worlds, he exposed cyberbrothels. So intertwined are
Ludlow’s real and virtual selves, he used "Second Life" avatars in
classroom lessons, students say. ©
Community development leader says pitch for facility dedicated to
Obama’s legacy fits into a larger community economic development
strategy, which includes preserving historic Bronzeville and telling its
Great Lakes fish species are shrugging off the harsh winter while fish
further south struggle. In some shallow southern lakes, from Missouri to
the Gulf Coast, cold weather has caused higher than normal winter fish
die-offs. Effects on fish in the Great Lakes should prove minimal,
according to fisheries experts.
On Tuesday the Illinois State Rifle Association organized Illinois Gun
Owners Lobby Day. After gathering at the convention center in
Springfield, they marched to the capitol to talk with representatives.