Wassim spoke with Joshua Kaufmann, senior executive director at Teach Plus Illinois, about pathways to more diverse teachers in public schools.
Anti-Asian violence and rhetoric has increased exponentially during the pandemic, but it is not new in this country, or in our community.
Most of C-U's public school teachers are white, but many students are not. What are the implications for the few teachers of color?
Tuesday is Election Day in Urbana. Here's what the candidates said about solving neighborhood problems.
With uncertainty surrounding this year’s Unofficial festivities, we ponder what the future might hold for this polarizing event.
Samuel Dotson, a graduate student in nuclear engineering, responds to a recent op-ed regarding a proposed nuclear microreactor on the University of Illinois campus.
Gina Cassidy explains why a nuclear microreactor on the U of I campus is a bad idea.
The Champaign-Urbana chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice advocates for removing school resource officers from Urbana schools, and offers action items for the week.
As the nation struggles in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, Nicole offers some suggestions for expanding civic engagement across Champaign County.
On day one of Phase 3 of Illinois' reopening, Nicole ventures out to one of our local parks and asks for more care and consideration for people of color in public spaces.
Facing a controversial decision to significantly increase the police presence in Urbana Schools, there exists a need for more stakeholder input.
White nationalism has morphed from an attitude to a violent ideology. The threat exists in Champaign-Urbana and we need to work together to thwart it.
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