Tias checks in with martial arts schools in and around Champaign-Urbana to find out how the pandemic has affect their operations and how they continue to serve their students through this unusual time.
In honor of Community Foundations week, Julie spoke to Joan Dixon and Angie Hatfield Marker of Community Foundation of East Central Illinois about the unique way the foundation is nurturing local nonprofit organizations.
Did you know that some of the earliest texts about the real history of witchcraft can be found right here at Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library?
Chaundra Bishop wants to employ her background in public health to expand the role of the coroner in Champaign County.
Jaclyn spoke with Anne and Chris Lukeman of CU Adventures about running an in-person centered escape room business during a pandemic.
First Followers, which began as drop-in center where formerly incarcerated individuals could receive mentoring and guidance, is expanding it's scope.
The coroner's office handles death investigations when the cause of death is unknown. Sometimes, those investigations require the expertise of a forensic anthropologist.
After receiving a $400,000 grant from the Illinois COVID Response Fund, DREAAM House will be able to expand services for underserved families in C-U.
Cynthia Cunningham is running against Mike Marron for State Representative of the 104th District.
Apolonia chats with the organizers of C-U Black & African Arts Festival about staying relevant as an event through a pandemic, their respective history in C-U, and more.
Claire interviews Heidi Weatherford and Jill Crandall of Amasong about the mission of the chorus, how COVID has changed it, and more.
On August 3rd, Julie Laut took over the recently vacant Ward 2 seat on Urbana's City Council. She's progressive, a historian, and a community organizer.
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