The City of Champaign Township wants to open a low-barrier homeless shelter for men and women and we think that’s pretty great.
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To play or not to play at McKinley Field
The battle over whether McKinley Field should be used for varsity football is contentious. Maybe it doesn't need to be.
What’s the deal with monkeypox in C-U?
Monkeypox sounds really scary, and a recent case at a Rantoul daycare might heighten anxiety about the spread of the disease locally. The Editorial Board offers a primer on what it is, how it’s transmitted, and what C-U is doing to address it.
We can all help address local blood supply shortages
With ImpactLife increasing their donor incentives to address a decrease in blood donations, the Editorial Board gets some answers about our local blood supply.
Imagining the future of Downtown Urbana
There's a lot of potential in Downtown Urbana. We have some ideas about what we'd like to see.
Two takeaways from the Illinois Primary
June 28th’s primary results are now official. What might they tell us about November's election?
What’s the deal with energy these days?
With growing concerns about the price of energy, rumors of rolling blackouts and brownouts, the Editorial Board turns to local expert Scott Tess for more information.
Support LGBTQ+ kids in small towns
There are people putting in the work to support LGBTQ+ people, particularly kids and teens, who live in smaller communities. They need our support.
A resource guide for surviving this economy
In this economy, there are a lot of people whose basic needs aren’t being met. The Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Champaign County Regional Planning Commission, and other local organizations have programs to offer various types of support.
We want more food truck gatherings
We have an abundance of excellent food trucks in town; let’s maximize their potential and make them more accessible for all.