As the nation struggles in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, Nicole offers some suggestions for expanding civic engagement across Champaign County.
On day one of Phase 3 of Illinois' reopening, Nicole ventures out to one of our local parks and asks for more care and consideration for people of color in public spaces.
White nationalism has morphed from an attitude to a violent ideology. The threat exists in Champaign-Urbana and we need to work together to thwart it.
Nicole ponders the questions that she would pose to school board candidates for the upcoming 2019 school board elections in Champaign and Urbana.
Nicole reflects on her poll monitoring experiences during early voting for the 2018 midterm, and offers voters advice on navigating polling place challenges in Champaign County.
Darlene Kloeppel doesn't care what people think about her opponent. She believes she has the experience, the knowledge, and the empathy to serve Champaign County as its very first Executive.
We talk to the current County Clerk, who is running for County Executive, about his hopes for the newly formed position, how a local liberal can justify voting for a local Republican, and what role government can play in our daily lives.
Nicole seeks to expand discussions of the 2018 midterm elections with a call for voters to consider voter protection efforts nationally and across Champaign County.
Nicole reflects on the relationship between African Americans and the outdoors.
Nicole reflects on the current migration crisis and its impacts on children far from the Southern U.S. border.
Andrew reminds us that C-U is a pretty great place to live.
With Spark closing and the Orpheum looking ahead to the next 25 years, we ponder the possibility of a truly great children's museum.
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