Monthly Archives: November 2011

GEO Victory! Arbitrator Rules in Favor of Tuition Waivers

Tuition waivers have long been an important issue for graduate employees at the University of Illinois. As such, the recent arbitration victory for the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) against the UIUC administration marks the beginning of another long battle regarding … Continue reading

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Day of Action

DAY OF ACTION   by TOM THOMAS   (Tom Thomas is a local poet and co-host of the Saturday International-World Labor Hour on WEFT, 90.1 FM)   A National Day of Action Is what we are having today So we … Continue reading

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Acceptance Speech by Danielle Chynoweth for Woman of the Year Award 2011

On October 13, 2011, UC-IMC co-founder Danielle Chynoweth was presented with the Woman of the Year Award at an event organized by the News-Gazette. To a packed room of more than 300 people, she gave the speech that appears below. … Continue reading

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Errata to City Court Article

I would like to correct two errors of fact that I made in an article on Champaign’s City Court in the November 2010 issue of the Public i  First, I stated that the “court/expense fee,” the fee that a guilty … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Reporter Visits UCIMC

Franc Contreras, a reporter for Al Jazeera based in Mexico City stopped by the IMC when he was in town. He gave a talk on campus about the drug war in Mexico sponsored by La Casa, the Department for Dept. … Continue reading

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Photos from Troy Davis Rally

These photos were taken at a rally for Troy Davis in front of the alma mater on September 21, 2011 the day he was executed in Georgia.  Credit: Mary Gen Davies.  

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