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BBC: Celebrating a nation that doesn’t exist

By the time the morning sun had crept above the city’s Soviet-era apartment blocks, the crowd-control barriers lining Suvorov Square in downtown...

BBC: Is this the capital of kimchi?

On a recent trip to Gwangju in South Korea, I was invited to a barbecue by my friend Austin Moon, a local...

CNN: What the airport of 2030 will look like

Whether it's biometrics to get through security, an airline app that tells you if your flight is delayed or free Wi-Fi...

CNN: This Britney Spears pop-up lets fans relive her most iconic moments

"If u seek" Britney Spears, there's now a place for diehard fans to indulge "one more time." The...

BBC: Japan’s naked art of body positivity

Sinking into the almost too-hot bath, aches melting from my desk-weary muscles, I nodded politely to the women opposite. Half-familiar from the...

CNN: Two cruise ships quarantined in Asia amid coronavirus outbreak, stranding more than 5,000

More than 5,300 people are being quarantined on two cruise ships off Hong Kong and Japan amid concerns passengers and crew were...

CNN: 20 of the world’s best new restaurants for 2020

From Mexican dishes with a stellar view across the rooftops of London to Ethiopian cuisine in upstate New York, Mediterranean creativity in...

CNN: Luxury floating hotel opens in Sweden

Framed by abundant woodland, surrounded by icy water and bathed in the glowing winter sun, this new hotel in Swedish Lapland...

BBC: How climate change poisons our food

One thing I’ve come to love about travelling around Mexico is that you’re rarely far from a toilet. Yes, it will cost...

AP: US bars foreigners coming from China for now over virus fear

The United States on Friday declared a public health emergency and took drastic steps to significantly restrict entry into the country...

CNN: No pillows, no hot meals: Airlines adopt preventative measures against the coronavirus

Hong Kong (CNN) — While multiple airlines have temporarily suspended all flights to China due to the coronavirus outbreak, those that are still flying...

CNN: What Brexit will mean for travelers

Britain's departure from the European Union is finally upon us, but after all the warnings of chaos for inbound tourists and...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...