Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary

Sunny days ahead for America's pastime

By Gene Budig and Alan Heaps

Mike Pemberton: Getting to the root of rankism

By Mike Pemberton

So this is where we find ourselves. The famous crave more fame.

Bill would bring more fairness to court system

By Elizabeth Robb

During my 22 years as a judge, I didn't discuss legislation being debated at the state Capitol. Judges are supposed to mete out justice using the laws on the books, and we avoid involvement in debates about legislation we may later have to enforce in our courtrooms.

Seeking a logical path forward for Unit 4

By Judy Wiegand

Sunday Extra: Obama has brought little hope, almost no change to war policy

What's your opinion? We'd like to hear from you, in a Letter to the Editor.

By C.G. Estabrook

Many Americans are unaware that President Obama is:

Stale stories on education serve little purpose

By Gene Budig and Alan Heaps

April brings both hope and fear to thousands of anxious teenagers. It is the month when many high school seniors receive acceptances and rejections from the colleges of their choice.

Robert Silverman: 'Oldest hatred' has worldwide following

By Robert Silverman

Anti-Semitism experiences worldwide growth. Some are shocked, yes "shocked!"

The true surprise is anybody being shocked. After all, anti-Semitism is not known as "the oldest hatred" by accident.

New Central: 'Yes' vote on April 7 will be huge step forward for our community

By J. Mark Nolan and Andy Quarnstrom

As members of the Friends of Champaign Schools, we are proponents of providing all children in this community the very best opportunities for success.

New Central: Proposed location does not protect best interests of students, community

By Laurie Reynolds

On April 7, voters of the Unit 4 school district will be asked to approve a $144 million bond for school construction. Though I am a staunch supporter of public schools and happy to pay more taxes to support them, I will reluctantly vote no.

Peter Buckley: The reluctant campaign

By Peter Buckley