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We support Unit 4 teachers

Champaign Unit 4 teachers have been working without a contract since June 2021. It’s time the Board of Education incorporates feedback from teachers to move forward with ensuring a safe and productive learning environment for both teachers and students.

The Klan in C-U and beyond

Champaign-Urbana was the home of a massive Ku Klux Klan presence when the second Klan movement exploded across America in the 1920s. It defied partisan myths and stereotypes then and now.

U of I students want support, not policing

Last week, University of Illinois students voted overwhelmingly in favor of reallocating funding from the University of Illinois Police Department budget toward other resources for students, workers, and community members.