Proposed water sale to Cronus a bad deal for C-U
By Kim Knowles/Prairie Rivers Network
By Robert W. McChesney
I have been a professor for 26 years, first in Madison and, since 1999, here in Urbana-Champaign. The public research university system has been very good to me, and very good for the people of this state and nation. I love this university and I bleed blue and orange; that is why I support the formation of a faculty union.
By Peter T. Tomaras
Cheryl Brown Henderson, keynoter at this year's MLK Jr., Celebration said: "The achievement gap is real ... students don't get the message that education is important ... families need to be sure they are raising teachable children ... there are social issues that need to be addressed first."
William Carlos Williams' poem, "Tract," started insinuating itself into my mind soon after the funeral procession left the Renner-Wikoff Chapel & Crematory on South Philo Road in Urbana and headed off for Grandview Cemetery to pay our respects to Vietnam veteran and Veteran of Foreign Wars Junior State Commander Ron Hubert. He had died unexpectedly in Marion, Ill., on Jan.
By Stanford L. Levin
There's something to the old saying about not putting all your eggs in one basket, yet that's what we are doing in the case of electricity generation. Nearly all new electricity generation projects are using natural gas. This lack of diversification increases risks for the future.
By Judy Wiegand
Recently, the Unit 4 Board of Education announced that it purchased land for a new Champaign Central High School on Interstate Drive next to the Ashland Park subdivision. As superintendent, I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the process our district has used to arrive at this decision for our schools and community.
By Carol Mizrahi
I've been unfriended!
Recently I got onto Facebook and found the following message from a company called Unfriendapp:
"SEE WHO UNFRIENDED YOU!"
My first reaction was: "Who are you?" and my second: "How would you know about my friends?"