Now that she's back in Champaign County, Mica Allison shares her journey from St. Thomas More standout to Auburn freshman to now an Illini, in her own words, with beat writer Scott Richey

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois student and entrepreneur who is executive manager at the school's chapter of the socially conscious Enactus program.

High school senior Annabelle is running from Seattle to Washington, D.C. — 2,700 miles — in Deb Caletti’s “A Heart in a Body in the World” (Simon Pulse 2018). She’s running away from excruciating mental pain and toward having to face her recent trauma.