Author Archives: Sehvilla Mann

Alternative Education resources: The Teenage Liberation Handbook

The Teenage Liberation Handbook is one of the most important books I have ever read. For me, like hundreds or possibly thousands of other teenagers, this guide gave me the essential empowerment I needed to decide to leave the compulsory … Continue reading

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The St. Louis Biodiversification Conference

St. Louis is home to the giant agribusiness company, Monsanto, perhaps the most recognized name in the biotech industry. Far from being hostile to the biotech industry, the city and state governments ofMissouri seem eager to support it in every … Continue reading

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Mega-dairy Approved; Opposition Continues

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) has granted permission for a mega-dairy to be built in rural McLean County, although opponents are continuing to fight against it. The IDA is allowing the dairy, called the Stone Ridge Dairy, to be … Continue reading

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Local Troupe Brings Street Theater to Urbana

by Sehvilla Mann A local performance troupe will bring theater, games, and local merchants to the streets of downtown Urbana in August. The Prompting Theater, a group comprised of adults with developmental disabilities who write and perform original shows, is … Continue reading

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