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Does the US need to pursue transitional justice in the post-Trump era?

Colleen Murphy is the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law at Illinois and an expert in political reconciliation. Murphy, also a professor...

Should we rethink assumptions about the 2020 election?

Pollsters have faced a barrage of criticism since the election. But setting aside the technical challenges in polling, what makes predicting the...

NPR: Sean Connery, Actor And The Original James Bond, Dies At 90

Sean Connery, the first actor to portray James Bond and later one of the biggest and wealthiest stars in the history of...

BBC: Amy Coney Barrett: Who is Trump’s Supreme Court pick?

Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the US Supreme Court came as little surprise. The long-term academic, appeals court judge...

How is campus adjusting HVAC systems during the coronavirus pandemic?

As temperatures drop and more people gather indoors, concerns about coronavirus particles floating in the air are on the rise. Officials at...

NPR: A 5-Decade-Long Friendship That Began With A Phone Call

In 1971, newly assigned to cover the Supreme Court, I was reading a brief in what would ultimately be the landmark case...

In person or by mail? What to consider in choosing how to vote

Americans want a safe way to vote in this year of pandemic, but may be equally anxious that their vote gets counted....

Have we gone too far trashing politics?

It’s easy to despair the workings of American politics, especially in the midst of crisis or a contentious campaign. But politics itself...

BBC: Dame Diana Rigg: Avengers, Bond and Game of Thrones actress dies at 82

Actress Dame Diana Rigg, famous for roles including Emma Peel in TV series The Avengers and Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones,...

What’s different about recent athlete protests?

There’s nothing new about political protest in sports, but the recent athlete-led game boycotts or strikes following the shooting of Jacob Blake...

Should government do more for the working poor during pandemic?

Editor’s note: Robert Bruno is a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and the director of the Labor...

Will a coronavirus vaccine be a cure-all?

Editor’s note: Global health authorities are frantically pursuing a vaccine against the novel coronavirus in the hope that it will allow everyone...

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[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...