UI receives $10 million from ADM, Champaign may tax natural gas, UI considers limiting tuition hike, Urbana purchases block for redevelopment, and private security guards being patrolling UI dorms.
Posts by Grant Benda:
SPews: January 14, 2011
Commercial recycling regulations to be considered in Urbana, UI libraries instate new restrictions, Carle receives research grant from Defense Department, UI combines education departments, and Quinn approves large income tax hike.
SPews: January 7, 2011
UI cracks list of 100 public schools with best value, CU has a record-breaking December, Urbana sprouts raise alarm and Illinois plans to abolish the death penalty.
SPews: December 10, 2010
MTD may break its previous ridership record, UI could see larger class sizes, students investigate UI coal ash issue, and Champaign schools to receive geothermal energy grant.
SPews: December 3, 2010
Replacement Virginia marquee takes shape, UI decides not to consolidate schools, Champaign County agencies to distribute food this month, and Senate legalizes civil unions in Illinois.
SPews: November 19, 2010
Mayor Schweighart faces opposition for the first time since 1999, UI closes its Police Training Institute, Champaign County elections are unaffected by additional votes, UI must release presidential search travel records, and UI education programs are deemed insufficient.
SPews: November 13, 2010
UI reacts to recent attacks, city council reviews Champaign’s 20-year plan, American Institute for Economic Research declares CU a top college destination, Champaign County asks for resolution on Provena tax money matter, and Quinn says civil unions would help the economy.
Unmistaken Child follows a Buddhist monk through the valleys of Tibet and Nepal as he attempts to find the reincarnated form of his former teacher.
SPews: November 5, 2010
Champaign County elections yield few surprises, UI tuition rises due to decrease in state funding, home recycling pickup required for all Champaign residences, UI plans to build wind turbines near South Farms, UIPD installs 200 new security cameras, and AP says it is impossible for Brady to win gubernatorial race.
SPews: October 29, 2010
UI to rehire Kenneth Howell, Champaign could see spending cuts, UI receives B on eco-friendliness report card, MTD property tax increase to pay for higher salaries, UI is awarded $1.5 million green grant, Brady and Quinn disagree on social issues.