Author Archives: Joel Gillespie

Civil Suit Alleges Chief Finney Killed Kiwane Carrington

This story was a collaboration between UC-IMC and Smile Politely. It and a copy of the nine-page civil suit were released on their web sites simultaneously at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13. By 4 p.m. the City of Champaign … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving Tops Last Year

Last Saturday, the second annual Chambana Cranksgiving collected 888 pounds of food for Eastern Illinois Food Bank. 34 riders (and several others who didn’t participate in the event, but donated food) crisscrossed Champaign and Urbana, visiting local grocery stores and … Continue reading

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Livening Up the Airwaves

Carly Nix is passionate about community radio, and her enthusiasm shines through to anyone interacting with her. Nix, a Decatur native who graduated this past spring from Boston University with a B.A. in religion, is the Ameri- Corps News Media … Continue reading

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