The best scenario for our body politic moving forward is more women, more people of color, more LGBTQ+ faces and voices to balance our communities. Publisher Seth Fein believes Aaron Ammons for County Clerk pushes that forward.
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.
Ryan shares why his family's healthcare coverage is literally a matter of life or death.
Brian shares information about the sheriff's office cooperating with Immigration Customs Enforcement officers.
Brian provides another account of ICE's activities in C-U, and how our friends, family, and neighbors are affected.
Andrew reminds us that C-U is a pretty great place to live.
Inspired by the chatter about the future of Lincoln Square Mall, we consider another aspect of the complex: the parking lots.
Nicole thinks about school violence through the lens of Childish Gambino's blockbuster music video "This Is America," and offers key questions that might help us reduce youth-involved violence across Champaign-Urbana this summer.
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 hear of ICE in big cities, but in C-U, immigration arrested two men at Siam Terrace on Main Street in downtown Urbana, a supposed "Sanctuary City."
We think Champaign-Urbana needs better public art.
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