On August 3rd, Julie Laut took over the recently vacant Ward 2 seat on Urbana's City Council. She's progressive, a historian, and a community organizer.
Trina Wright-Dixon is making a difference as the first Black board chair for the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois.
In 2017, Chester Street closed its doors for good and relinquished its standing as the most prolific gay bar in Champaign-Urbana. The questions around the future of queer performance spaces in C-U are still sorely lacking in answers.
The co-founders of youth advocacy group Paign to Peace speaks with Melinda as they reflect on the formation of their group and the impact their peaceful protests have had on the C-U community.
Erin talks with Circuit Judge candidate Ramona Sullivan about the primary season during COVID, her election night, and how campaigning in 2020 has been different from her other races.
Recreation sports are in high demand and Neutral Cycle wants to get you back on your bike.
Jaclyn speaks with Matthis Helmick about the origins of Plant Mode, running a small business during a pandemic, and what plants people are buying.
Jess speaks with Brody Dunn, President of the Champaign County Audubon Society.
David Northern of The Housing Authority of Champaign County shares about YouthBuild, an alternative education program for teens and young adults.
Jess speaks with Jonathan Hafer, Design Manager at Taylor Studios.
Carrie Busey Elementary School's first grade teachers are known for teaching together as a team. Erin talked with them about teaching during this time, and what they are learning from it.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communities in the state. Our Culture section highlights those people, places, and events that make us proud to live here.