The time has come for the Champaign city council to start laying the groundwork for a new era that provides resources to artists and places emphasis on our most vital community contributors.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, C-U has to consider its unique position as a micro-urban community in a rural setting.
The Champaign-Urbana chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice advocates for removing school resource officers from Urbana schools, and offers action items for the week.
Outdoor spaces have become more important than ever. We need to take care of them with our dollars and our actions.
We need actionable change from leadership in this community in order to truly rebuild the broken trust.
The University of Illinois has saliva-based COVID tests, but what about the rest of Champaign County?
The news that public schools in Champaign and Urbana would begin the year remotely was a relief. Now, it is time to better prepare for an uncertain future where any indoor activities could be dangerous to public health.
If there was ever a time to give until it hurts, 2020 is the year.
Ameena analyzes the data surrounding SROs in Urbana schools, and provides commentary about how the Board of Education needs to refocus on students.
National calls for racial and social justice coupled with the Washington Football Team dropping its racist mascot and logo make this right time for the University of Illinois to finally cut ties with its former racist mascot.
Durl breaks down some data about pedestrian stops in Urbana, and how it compares to the rest of the state.
Rosemary has a few things to say about the state of bars and restaurants, and how patrons should navigate them with kindness.
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