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CNN: Holiday gift guide: Ethical luxuries for conscientious shoppers

For many of us, the holidays will look a little different this year. There may be no big family gatherings to plan,...

BBC: What can different cultures teach about boredom?

In Niger, young men counter the “weight of boredom” by drinking tea together. For them, it’s better to live in the here...

NPR: Elizabeth White: How Have This Century’s Financial Crises Affected Older Adults?

At age 55, Elizabeth White lost her job--and her entire safety net--in the 2008 recession. Her story isn't uncommon. White says, now...

BBC: How your fridge is heating up the planet

The way you dispose of old kitchen appliances and air conditioning units can have a huge impact on the climate.

CNN: Why we’re in this mess

When the pandemic first struck the United States with ferocity in March, the days were already getting longer. Spring was coming. Quarantined...

CNN: Pamela Brown: ‘It felt like I never had a bigger enemy to fight’

It was the day after Thanksgiving. I was alone in the studio, sitting in front of the camera on live national television,...

NPR: Having A Group Thanksgiving? Here’s How To Think About Safety

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus are surging. In the last week, more than 1 million people in the U.S. have tested positive....

BBC: How China could shape the future of technology

One of the world’s fastest-growing apps, TikTok could usher in an era where Asia – not Silicon Valley – leads the...

BBC: Should you start a company with your friend?

Friendship can either strengthen a start-up or bring it down. How can entrepreneurs harness this force for success?

BBC: Coronavirus: How can society thrive post-pandemic?

As society looks to rebound from Covid-19, the ideas and resources we need to cope and succeed will look different than...

BBC: How China could shape the future of technology

One of the world’s fastest-growing apps, TikTok could usher in an era where Asia – not Silicon Valley – leads the...

NPR: OPINION: To Solve The Pandemic, Biden Must Focus On Equity

Ms. Chavez was barely sustaining her oxygen levels despite being on maximum support through the thick tubing in her nose. Two days...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...