Dane ponders the presence of churches in malls, in particular those in our own Lincoln Square Mall.
Posts by Dane Torbeck
A 1994 ordinance is a racial barrier to renting a home in the City of Champaign. It's an on-the-books example of quiet prejudice, and it's past time that city council take the steps needed to restore a sense of justice to our municipal code.
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?
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.