Good Reads: 10/28/19

Best team in the country?

People (me) are saying it (as a joke) after Saturday’s scrubbing of Purdue.

Two wins! In a row! There’s still room on the bandwagon; hop on before we go to the Motor City Bowl on Christmas Eve!

The Art Theater closed, and there is no shortage of content

First and foremost – this sucks.

Here’s the initial announcement.

Here’s a Smile Politely editorial on the closure. They blamed the City for not investing in the arts, perhaps a reference to the City’s re-examination of event funding earlier this year.

Here’s a sad picture I took on Friday night:

And last and definitely least: a Reddit thread that alleges a conspiracy?

We need more information about the closing of the Art Theater. from r/UIUC

Many trying to turn in hazardous household waste stuck in line for hours

I swear this is straight out of an episode of Seinfeld where Kramer, George and Jerry all go to turn in their hazardous waste and then have to sit in an enclosed space with it for hours.

(Mary Schenk / News-Gazette)

County Board Views Jail Consolidation Plan, And Worries About The Cost

(Jim Meadows / Illinois Public Media)

Willard Airport is making a big economic impact on this region

More like making a big economic impact on our wallets…when they charge us for parking.

Thank you.

(Julie McClure / Smile Politely)

UPDATE: Interstate 72 re-opens after highway is clear of cattle


(Tim Mitchell / News-Gazette)

Cook Political Report Changes 13th District Race To ‘Toss Up’

We comin.

(Ryan Denham / Illinois Public Media)

The photos of Diwali on the quad last night are awesome

The Quad Tonight from r/UIUC
Diwali @the quad from r/UIUC

Here’s a press release from the venue taking over The Highdive