Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary

Sunday Extra: Urbana as a sanctuary city

By KAREN ARAM

For those in fear of sanctuary cities being defunded, as has been pointed out, the president must go through Congress, and it then goes to the states.

It was a threat made by the Reagan administration in the 1980s.

Krista Vance/Voices: The day Uncle Don rose from the grave

By KRISTA VANCE

Twenty-ish years ago I visited relatives in Louisiana, and what transpired between my Great-uncle Don and me has been a secret since. He gave me permission to share the story after he died and when the time seemed right.

That time is now.

Guest Commentary: Small nuclear reactors way to future

By J. WINSTON PORTER

Guest Commentary: Resist Trump's deportations

By RICARDO DIAZ

Guest Commentary: Requiem for the American Century

By KRISTIN HOGANSON

Sunday Extra: Public libraries vital to community

By EVELYN SHAPIRO

At the Champaign Public Library, we recently had the pleasure of hosting an evening with No. 1 New York Times best-selling author David Sheff, who wrote "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction."

The talk was attended by a standing-room-only crowd. He was very complimentary about the library and staff:

Guest Commentary: Celebrating National Engineers Week

By MATTHEW JOHNSON

Guest Commentary: Preserve, renovate Urbana hotel

By DENNIS ROBERTS

As alderman of Ward 5, whose boundary includes the greatest part of downtown Urbana, I am naturally highly vested in the vitality of our downtown. I have placed considerable personal time into projects that could add energy to the downtown, and naturally I have great interest in the redevelopment potential of the Urbana Lincoln/Landmark Hotel.

Sunday Extra: It's time to send a message to Davis

By JUNE ELLEN LEYERLE

I admit it. I'm a liberal — but I'm not a left-wing nut job. I'm semi-normal. I'm an accountant and a mom. My husband was an auto mechanic until his back gave out, and now he's a parts clerk — and a dad. We are worried about our children and yours.