Thankfully the skies cleared and the ground dried just enough for this year's Matsuri Festival at Japan House to go on as planned, and the community showed up in droves.
Fomer President Barack Obama appeared on campus today, and we were there to capture it.
Julie talks with Japan House director Jennifer Gunji-Ballsrud about her family, the history of Japan House, and her plans for its future as they prepare to celebrate an important anniversary.
Sara talks with Ainslie Heinlich, Odd Fellow and organizer of the Odd Market, coming up this Saturday.
Dr. Aimee Rickman, joined by several local youth advocates, will be hosting a free teen workshop this weekend at the Urbana Free Library, as part of the Localization Allies Listening Tour.
Dianna speaks with members of the Interfaith Alliance about their work in the community, thoughts on faith, and their upcoming Interfaith Picnic.
Dance Music Therapy is an event that spreads positivity and promotes self-acceptance and awareness through music and dance.
Julie takes a look back at the history of the Urbana Free Library as they prepare to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of their permanent home, the Samuel T. Busey Memorial Library.
Community members from C-U and beyond showed up in protest of the Trump administrations treatment of families at the border.
This past weekend the Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative sponsored its 7th biannual conference in Champaign, bringing together people from all over the world invested improving the lives of those living in low-income contexts.
Megan was at last weekend's ICE Out of C-U! Rally at the Drury Inn.
Angela braves the heat to take in the Juneteenth celebration, a holiday celebrating the final emancipation of enslaved people in the South after the Civil War.
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