Category Archives: UC-IMC

IMC Hiring AmeriCorps Members To Serve Our Local Community

Applications now being accepted until Thursday, July 14, 2011 for three full time, and two part-time; one year AmeriCorps positions at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center and partner organizations. The UCIMC AmeriCorps program works to support social and economic justice … Continue reading

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Public i addendum (to article on $50,000 award for FBI and St. Paul police actions)

(291 words) The Public i’s addendum to article on $50,000 settlement from FBI and St. Paul Police In the November 2008 issue of the Public i, we published an article on the “preemptive” raids made by the FBI and local … Continue reading

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UC-IMC Summer Update

PHILANTHROPIST BEQUEST The UC-IMC recently received a $100,000 bequest from the late Dr. Alice Tang, a ‘Planetary Peace Promoter’ and philanthropist. This is the largest single gift received by the UC-IMC and attests to our high national visibility as a … Continue reading

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The School for Designing a Society is in Session!

Established in 1991 in Champaign-Urbana, the School for Designing a Society is an ongoing social experiment by teachers, performers, artists, students, activists, and others in making temporary living environments where the question “What would I consider a desirable society?” is … Continue reading

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IMC Barnraising Space (de)Construction

$15,000 GRANT AWARDED TO RENOVATE THE URBANA-CHAMPAIGN INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER February 5, 2011 8:00AM – February 6, 2011 5:00PM February 19, 2011 8:00AM – February 20, 2011 5:00PM The UCIMC and faculty partners in the University of Illinois School of … Continue reading

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Ten Years at the U-C IMC

Like most “beginning” stories, the tale of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center starts out modestly—and, like all these stories, this initial modesty is ironic, given all that we know about the future success of the project. So the UCIMC started … Continue reading

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UCIMC Summer Arts Camp

WEEDING, PLANTING, and watering may not make it onto your list of favorite things to do, but, despite the heat and hard work, working in the Community Garden was worth it. We started off with just tomatoes and garlic chives … Continue reading

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UCIMC Receives 3 Arts Grants

The UC-IMC thanks the City of Urbana Public Arts Commission for the recent award of three grants that will support the following projects: Poetry for the People is a project of the Public i in collaboration with the Urbana Free … Continue reading

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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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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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