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.
We think Champaign-Urbana needs better public art.
Nicole drops by the 15th screening of Racial Taboo at First Mennonite Church in Urbana to reflect on the the film's continued relevance for Champaign County.
With Illini Division I hockey seeming more feasible by the day, we have to ponder: Is this what we need? Or is it what we want?
A 1994 ordinance is a racial barrier to renting a home in the City of Champaign. It's an on-the-books example of quiet prejudice, and it's past time that city council take the steps needed to restore a sense of justice to our municipal code.
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