On Nov. 4, Illinois voters will elect a governor for the next four years. And whoever is elected will decide whether the three leaders of the UI board of trustees, including Chairman Chris Kennedy, will continue in the seats they’ve held since 2009.
We interrupt the wave of vicious attack ads to bring you something cheerier. We asked 10 elected officials to think back to their first campaign and share the one tale from the trail that’s guaranteed to make us grin.
A comprehensive look at the life of the legendary coach, who died Wednesday.
In a long political campaign of speeches, fundraising phone calls, meetings with interest groups, marching in parades, interviews with editorial boards, producing television commercials and everything else leading to Election Day, there’s probably nothing as potentially perilous as a live debate, especially one on television.
I'll say one thing about Hiram and Lois Flagston: They've aged well. So have their kids. So well, after 60 years, they're still kids.
When Mike McCarthy returns for homecoming, the former Illini and Secret Service agent will have another award to show off.
His appointment raised eyebrows on campus, as he had no previous tie to the UI.
For the first time all season, there’s a new school atop the area leaders’ list. Unity moves up after its resounding win at home over previously unbeaten St. Joseph-Ogden.
A recent string of unprovoked beatings and robberies in the early-morning hours in Campustown has prompted police to warn students about the dangers of walking alone at that time, especially after drinking.
A SWAT team was sent to a North Prospect Avenue house Saturday morning, and a Champaign man was arrested after a four-hour standoff.