Good Reads: 10/8/19

UI homecoming parade rerouted to avoid MCORE work on Wright Street

One would hope so!

(Julie Wurth / News-Gazette)


It’s about priorities: Champaign council members meeting to set goals for next two years

Maybe idk build some sidewalks or streetlights in Garden Hills or something idk just spitballin here.

(Adalberto Toledo / News-Gazette)


This should be illegal


Illinois Offers Tax Breaks for Companies That Build Data Centers

(Sam Dunklau / Illinois Public Media)


Take a fall picture with Mr. Eggward and you can win baked goods

Better idea: tax everyone who takes a picture with Mr. Eggward.

We’ll make more money than the City does when they allow 19 year olds into bars and then bust them with a $350 underage drinking ticket (how has no one noticed this predatory racket yet?)

I’m running for Mayor.

(Julie McClure / Smile Politely)


Libertarian presidential candidate set to visit Urbana on Thursday

lol what

(Tim Mitchell / News-Gazette)


This is a good local AMA

AMA stands for “ask me anything” and is where certain folks, in this case a U of I groundskeeper, answer any questions the community may have.

Your friendly neighborhood University of Illinois grounds worker stopping by for another AMA. Any questions or comments are always welcome. from r/UIUC

Cunningham Township officials urge Urbana council to expand subsidized housing

(Adalberto Toledo / News-Gazette)


Lil Jon: Grammy Award Winner

Who knew?


A squirrel fell through Foellinger Auditorium

Very on-brand.

Are we just going to ignore the fact that a squirrel fell from the sky today and started performing in foellinger? from r/UIUC

The lighting last night was wild

(Photo credit: Me)