Almost 70 percent of C-U residents are White; only 35 percent of C-U public schools are White. Are we still fighting integration, or is it just a question of haves and have-nots?
Posts by Dane Torbeck
As Champaign Central basketball standouts Bailey Dee and Tim Finke prepare to go their separate ways, Champaign high school basketball fans are scratching their heads.
Questionable practices by Chicago-based Peoples Gas, who store natural gas in Mahomet, have some Mahomet residents concerned.
Even as its popularity seems to wane, Dane sees trick-or-treating as a great excuse to get out and meet people.
The University of Illinois hosted Charlie Kirk, a young conservative personality with a questionable relationship with facts, and Dane's okay with that.
In September, the council met again to review the standing moratorium on new gaming.
The more connected we get through Internet media, the less connected we get to the people right next door. Dane wants us to reach into our local community and make a difference in a kid's life.
Dane looks at the soon-to-come Human Relations Commission's police complaint review subcommittee and decides it's a good thing for police–community relations.
Communities all over Illinois are learning that video gaming isn't the win-win proposition its proponents claimed it to be, and Champaign-Urbana is taking a hard look at restricting the fun and games.