Monthly Archives: October 2016

Resolution Opposing The Dakota Access Pipeline

Resolution Opposing The Dakota Access Pipeline WHEREAS, the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline would carry as many as 570,000 barrels of fracked crude oil per day for over 1,000 miles from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota to Illinois, passing … Continue reading

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Champaign County Facing Million Dollar Lawsuit for Jail Death

On August 8, 2016, attorney Shayla Maatuka sent a letter to Champaign County Board Chair Pattsi Petrie requesting a million dollar settlement for the wrongful death of Toya Frazier, who died in the Champaign County jail. The letter is a … Continue reading

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Statelessness: An Inside Look Into A European Refugee Camp

  The refugee crisis inside and outside of Syria has made its way into news stories and headlines on a daily basis as the U.S. has begun┬áto admit refugees at a higher rate than in past years. Perhaps surprisingly, the … Continue reading

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Is WEFT a Sinking Ship

Is WEFT a Sinking Ship? By: Sandra Ahten Bio: Sandra Ahten is an artist and activist as well as a business owner and grandmother. Her primary community work is primarily around both prison issues and independent media. Disclaimer: Although I … Continue reading

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Makerspace Float in Pride Parade

UCIMC’s Makerspace participated in this year’s Pride Parade with a mobile dance party! Photo credit: Jay Schubert

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“Run, Hide, Fight” Exhibit at IMC Gallery

A new exhibit by U of I art professor Guen Montgomery titled, “Run, Hide, Fight,” will be opening October 15, 6-8pm, and up throughout the month of October.

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