Happy hour is now legal in Illinois again for the first time in 16 years. With massive inaction at the state level, this sure seems like a frivolous law to pass at a time when we need more actual reform.
Prior to the exhibition being held at the IMC this Saturday, Jason takes a look at interactions between two defining American cultures and how they have interacted throughout history.
With all the buzz surrounding Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders lately, Tyler takes a look at income inequality in Champaign-Urbana and finds some truly eye-opening results.
With the passing of Urbana's Bill Walton, Chris shares his thoughts.
In light of the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality, Matt takes a look at how central Illinois politicians have been ahead of the curve for quite some time.
Tyler takes a look at Urbana's new Traffic Stop Data Task Force, and what that means for the shocking racial disparity in arrests in C-U.
Chris shares his perspective on this past weekend's Independence Day events.
In the wake of the Charleston massacre, Brian takes a look at the Confederate flag in Champaign County.
Yesterday, Lincoln's Challenge Academy in Rantoul was forced to close its doors because of a stalemate induced by Governor Bruce Rauner's ridiculous new budget plan, and that's probably the most heinous thing a politican could ever do.
Governor Rauner continues to promise budget cuts at the expense of some of the most under-represented groups in both C-U and the entire state. His bull-headedness could lead to a state government shutdown this week, leaving many state workers without pay and many dependant citizens without vital services.
Right now, many academics have lost faith in the U of I, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The current administration can right the ship — they just have to demonstrate commitment to academic freedom, first, which seems to be much easier said than done.
Local police said they were breaking up a gunfight. Eyewitness testimony differs. The authorities have been silent about the case. What actually happened in Savoy when two young black men were struck by bullets?
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