Andrew gives the lowdown on storm chasing.
This past weekend brought the International Extreme Flight Championships to Champaign, with pilots showcasing some crazy remote control plane and helicopter maneuvers in their quest for first place.
This year’s Insect Fear Film Festival, an annual event sponsored by U of I’s Department of Entomology, features an insect petting zoo, exploding arthropods, and more.
With just three weeks remaining in meteorological winter, how has the Godzilla El Nino invasion impacted us here in C-U?
It might feel like Antarctica out there as of late, but Ashley discusses the kick off a series of talks held at Spurlock about polar exploration.
But even if physics and the other hard sciences aren’t your thing, there’s enough room in our big, wide universe to enjoy and learn about what’s out there, as the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society shows us all.
Ever wanted to look through a 119-year old telescope? Check out the wonders of the galaxy with Daina as she attends an open house at the historic U of I Observatory.
Every Wednesday and Friday, children have the opportunity to view the Orpheum's museum creatures up close and personal. Check out Alisa's encounter.
Because what cat doesn't need a robot?
Summer is a great time to star gaze. Travel just a few miles out of town to the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society’s Observatory center and get a clear view of the evening sky. Here are some photographs from my visit.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communites in the state. We brag about it here in the Culture section every day.
- 35 East
- Bleeding Cardinal Red
- C-U Green
- C-U In Style
- C-U Pregnant
- C-U Running
- Centrally Located
- Cycling on the Cheap
- EJ Radio
- Football Variety Show
- From the HR Desk
- Getting Things Done
- Grad School Musical
- I've Got A Bike, You Can Ride It If You Like
- If You're Bored, Then You're Boring
- Milestone Announcement Forms for Same Sex Couples
- Poetry In The Motion
- Prophylaxing Politely
- Queer Notions
- Science Politely
- See You, Speak Up
- The Bell, Book, and Candle
- The Call To The Post
- The Carrot & The Stickle
- The Least You Can Do
- The Polite Power Rankings
- The Rainbow Connection
- The Yoga Experiment
- These are the Buildings in Your Neighborhood
- This Conference Goes to Eleven!
- Top of the Blogs
- Traveling at Home
- Unsportsmanlike Conduct
- We Need to Talk
- What Have We Here?
- What Went Down?
- Where Community Organizers Gather
- Your Guinea Pig