The University of Illinois College of Education and Center of East Asian Pacific Studies are hoping to help schools insert more Asian American studies into curriculums for K-12 schools.

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Award-winning UI special education professor Meghan Burke tells us about her favorite stops on and around campus — from the Early Intervention Clearinghouse ("a hidden gem") to the Illini Union (a favorite of son Rogan's).

Forsythia is currently blooming across central Illinois with clusters of bright yellow flowers, creating a dramatic display.

The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School National Honors Society decided to make the end of the year a little extra special for their teachers.

His name still will be on the new basketball court when Champaign Central High reopens Combes Gym in late November. Better yet, Lee Cabutti will get a chunk of the old court — at least a part with his name on it — when it’s dug up later this month.

The Champaign Central Jazz band and the New Street Combo will hold their first live concert in over a year on Sunday, when they’ll take over the pavilion at Colbert Park in Savoy from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

I think we are very realistic about a timeline,” Mahomet Mayor Sean Widener said on the addition of recreation facilities. 'I think what we’re saying is, ‘This is the next step. Please be patient.’ We’re looking at a pretty significant (cost). It will take a sizeable funding stream for that, maybe a bonding referendum to build that.'