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AP: Review: Novel ‘Monogamy’ explores unconditional love

“Monogamy,” by Sue Miller (HarperCollins) Even after reading all 338-plus pages of Sue Miller’s new novel, it’s hard to...

CNN: Even in the US, South Asians say caste has proved hard to escape

Sam Cornelius knew that something was amiss when his job performance review unexpectedly took a huge hit one year.

BBC: US election 2020: Guide to the presidential debates

US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will go head-to-head in three debates prior to the US election.

NPR: College Is Important. So Is Mental Health. Here’s How To Study Without Burning Out

You've signed up for classes, you've learned your way around the virtual course system — and now, you've got to make sure...

NPR: Welcome To Story Hour: 100 Favorite Books For Young Readers

It's been such a strange, lost summer. Camps and schools and activities have shut down during the pandemic, leaving kids and caregivers...

AP: VIRUS DIARY: She has her cake, but others can’t eat it, too

When my birthday rolled around in June, I had to face the fact that, thanks to COVID-19, I would not be having...

CNN: Melania Trump offers what her husband simply can’t

If President Donald Trump wanted to win over undecided voters, you would not have known it by watching the first two...

BBC: How do you fix healthcare’s medical waste problem?

Coronavirus has made medical waste more visible than ever, but the environmental footprint of healthcare goes much further – and reducing...

NPR: In ‘Blood On The River,’ The Berbice Rebellion Foreshadows Later Insurgencies

America suffers continued, devastating fallout from chattel slavery. Our nation did not act alone; Europe's colonial powers also reaped...

CNN: The four reasons Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris

It's Kamala Harris, thankfully.After months of speculation and a seemingly endless cast of candidates through the revolving door, we now know what...

NPR: ‘Caste’ Argues Its Most Violent Manifestation Is In Treatment Of Black Americans

To read Isabel Wilkerson is to revel in the pleasure of reading — to relax into the virtuosic performance of thought and...

NPR: Royal Reporters Chart Harry And Meghan’s Journey In ‘Finding Freedom’

Travel with me for a moment, back to happier times. It's May 19, 2018, in a live broadcast from St. George's Chapel...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...