Did you spy a rainbow downtown? Is that glitter in the air? That extra joy around you is C-U PrideFest, and Erin spoke with UP Center Board of Directors members about planning for the festivities.
August was relatively quiet on the weather front; not too warm, and not too stormy. Andrew recaps an August that was pretty close to average, and previews what could be a warm, and soggy September.
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.
Tom spends yet more time on the U of I campus in preparation for all the students returning.
Sara talks with Ainslie Heinlich, Odd Fellow and organizer of the Odd Market, coming up this Saturday.
As the U of I updates its vision for the future, some big changes are on the horizon.
Gillian, a resident of C-U who also identifies as someone with a developmental disability, speaks with Adani Sanchez. This is the first in her series of interviews of local people who are helping to build a better, more inclusive Champaign-Urbana.
This month, Tom channels his inner 5-year-old and gets very excited about construction equipment.
Theodore showcases the sub-culture of elevator photography.
Dianna seeks out the good stuff that's happening here in C-U, and finds one example at a local restaurant.
Dance Music Therapy is an event that spreads positivity and promotes self-acceptance and awareness through music and dance.
Community members from C-U and beyond showed up in protest of the Trump administrations treatment of families at the border.
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.