Monthly Archives: January 2010

Upcoming Cultural Events at UC-IMC

JAN. 22ND—IMC SHOWS PRESENTS: BEAT KITCHEN @ UC-IMC, Saturday, Jan. 22nd, Start Time: 9:00PM Adm. $5 Beat Kitchen is Champaign-Urbana’s premiere funk/soul/reggae band, known for it’s intriguing repertoire of classics that, in the words of front man Brandon T. Washington, … Continue reading

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Makerspace Urbana Brings Tech Knowledge to UC-IMC

An unusual group for Urbana-Champaign has begun meeting at the IMC recently. They plan to forge a new model for creating and democratizing technology within the community. Urbana-Champaign has been fortunate to have community groups and workshops capable of teaching … Continue reading

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Announcing the IMC Computer Help Desk

The Urbana-Champaign community has had a deficit of realistic personal computer support options since Prairienet faded away. The existing options for computer support in Urbana- Champaign are limited to Best Buy’s Geek Squad, two or three local businesses and UIUC’s … Continue reading

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Changing the Way U of I Trustees are Selected

Representative Naomi Jakobsson has introduced a bill (HB4688) in the 96tth General Assembly that would fundamentally change the way trustees are selected at the University of Illinois. This legislation has two main elements: The first is the establishment of a … Continue reading

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Edgar Heap of Birds Speaks at Closing of “Beyond the Chief” Exhibit

On December 4, 2009, Cheyenne-Arapaho artist Edgar Heap of Birds gave a talk at the YMCA on the University of Illinois campus for the closing of his “Beyond the Chief” art exhibit. He spoke publicly for the first time about … Continue reading

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Honduras: The Fight Continues

“As a revolutionary I will be today, tomorrow, and forever in the first ranks of my people, all the while knowing that I may lose my life.” —Walter Trochez Those who are not willing to stay silent in the face … Continue reading

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