Andrew recaps a year of wild Central Illinois weather.
We've got some unique suggestions for a cold, wintery weekend.
If you are the sort that likes to galavant about town to celebrate New Year's, here is a (somewhat) comprehensive look at your options here in C-U and beyond.
As we wind down the publishing calendar for 2018, here are the most visited articles on Smile Politely this year.
Whether you want to get in the holiday spirit or avoid it all together, we've got some suggestions for you.
Jen, a Champaign resident who identifies as having a disability, gives some suggestions and tips on including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in meaningful ways during the holidays.
Tom goes in search of warm, comfortable places in this month's column.
Will Leitch talks Illini Basketball as we've reached the Braggin' Rights game.
Here is our humble assessment of the BEST of C-U this year.
For the next installment of C-U in Style, Kwamé chats with local fashion influencer Cassie Brady.
Need some ideas for enjoying this mid-December weekend? Here's what we suggest.
After an electrifying weekend at Huff Hall, Coach Tamas and his team are on their way to Minneapolis as Illini Volleyball secures a position in this year's Final Four match up.
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