Author Archives: Meghan Krausch

Voice of the People: What do YOU think about the relationship between C-U police and the community at large?

Zach Miller, Candidate for Champaign County Board District 9, Urbana: You know, in my neighborhood we d o n ’t really see the police that much. I think that there may be some class issues at work there…. [I]n an … Continue reading

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Urbana-Champaign IMC Turns 3

  , tbe Independent Media Center celebrated its third anniversary with a party at 218 W. Main St. in Urbana. Over one hundred people attended the party, and a great time was had by all. Eight new members signed … Continue reading

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent

On Nov. 20, I was among thousands of people gathered in Miami, Florida to protest negotiations for the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Estimates range from 5,000 to 20,000, but it is clear that however many people were … Continue reading

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Why We Must Stop the FTAA

     for the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is coming to Miami this November 17-21, and I, for one, plan to be there. What is the FTAA? It’s an agreement that stands to have … Continue reading

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IMC Fest Raises Over $1,500 for the UC-IMC

,  ’    at the Canopy Club (produced by the IMC’s booking group) was a resounding success. With the help of twelve bands, two feature films, one filmmaker, a ‘zine slam, lots of volunteers, and an enthusiastically … Continue reading

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IMC Needs New Building, Now More Than Ever

As many readers may know, on Thursday, May 8, the City of Urbana shut down the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center performance space because of fire code violations. While the IMC membership respects the city’s codes and understands the importance of … Continue reading

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