Author Archives: Marya Burke

Grassroots Radio Conference 2012

Grassroots Radio Conference 2012: “The Future of Community Radio” July 26th-July 29th, 2012 • Urbana, IL Hosted by the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center Cosponsored by Prometheus Radio Project, Media Action Grassroots Network, Free Press, New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative, … Continue reading

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Performing the Vagina Monologues

Dawn Bangert, History Student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Performing in the Vagina Monologues was an empowering experience that allowed me to connect with an amazing group of women on campus. Not only did I have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Occupy Here and Far, a Trip that inspired a Local Gathering

In November, I spent a week in downtown New York City. I’ve been there a fair few times before, though this time I had made myself a mission to go and learn as much as I could about what was … Continue reading

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Heather Ault: Visualizing 4000 Years of Choice

Adapted from Sunday 20 November 2011 Interview By Eleanor J. Bader published online in  On The Issues Magazine | Op-Ed Heather Ault holds a Master of Fine Arts and her current position is as a graphic designer at the Office of Online … Continue reading

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National Public Lands Day: Local Opportunity

The East Central Illinois Master Naturalist (ECIMN) program is fostering National Public Lands Day (NPLD), which will take place on September 24, 2011. Coordinated nationally by the National Environmental Education Foundation, NPLD is an event held annually on the last … Continue reading

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Learning to Ask the Right Questions About Domestic Violence

HOW MANY OF YOU KNEW that the first shelters for animals predated those for women in our society? Legislation and organizations to protect animals and children also came before protections for women. This information was new to me, though unfortunately … Continue reading

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