Good Reads: 10/4/19

Rodney Davis talked to WCIA for 36 minutes about impending impeachment

In unrelated news if anyone needs me I’ll be driving my head through a series of robustly reinforced concrete walls.

Here’s a good Twitter thread:

The Illini basketball hype is building to (probably) unsustainable levels

First, it was Andy Katz, then this:

And now this:

But we’ve been burned before. It’s easier to be surprised than disappointed:

Campus Conversation: Julia Greuel

Spoiler: it did

I’m with Julia, though.

(Julie Wurth / News-Gazette)

17 Champaign County Democrats endorse lifting statewide ban on rent control

(Adalberto Toledo / News-Gazette)

Illinois Issues: Sacred Buildings In An Age of Decline

This is a great listen/read about the decline of many church congregations, and how Illinois churches are adapting.

(Sam Dunklau / Illinois Public Media)

Newly chosen Danville casino developer: ‘We want the “wow” effect’

Danvegas, baby.

(Tracy Crane / News-Gazette)

Illinois Aims To Give Those Affected By The War On Drugs A Leg Up In Cannabis Industry

As we should.

(Christine Herman / Illinois Public Media)

There will be a year-round overnight shelter in C-U beginning November 2020

(Julie McClure / Smile Politely)

Read this short but good Letter to the Editor

(Jenny Lokshin / News-Gazette)

No one is immune to Windows updates

Not even the MTD.

Windows update strikes MTD from r/UIUC

It’s Friday