Good Reads: 2/1/19


KoFusion is moving to the ex-PNC bank building downtown

It still won’t make their $1 sushi any better of a deal.

At face value, it seems great, but in practice, it’s really not that affordable.

Also that building’s pretty cool; it’s neat that they’re not tearing it down. I wonder what they’ll do with that ugly drive-through, though.

(Featured photo from Google StreetView, lol)

(Ben Zigterman / News-Gazette)


Thad Ward is leaving

It’s sad and all but we really don’t need to read “the Mayor of Littyville” ever again please.

(Bob Asmussen / News-Gazette)


UI set to unveil newest strategic plan called ‘The Next 150’

Whatever the hell that means.

The seemingly lone important takeaway from this is that they’re projecting that the population of C-U is going to grow to a quarter of a million.

We’ll see about that.

(Julie Wurth / News-Gazette)


Donate your old instrument to Unit 4 today and tomorrow

You never even really liked bassoon anyway.


The Illini play Nebraska tomorrow

Time: 1:15 PM

TV: BTN

A decade ago, if you would have told Illini fans that their team would perennially lose to Nebraska in basketball for the foreseeable future, you would have been laughed out of the room.

Sadly, we live in a dark timeline. The line’s not out yet, but look for it to hover around +5 or +6 for the Illini. As we all know, things could get much worse than that.

Here’s The Champaign Room‘s scouting report, if you want to read about all the ways Nebraska is better than Illinois. Cheers.


Consider volunteering at the Champaign County Humane Society

(Julie McClure / Smile Politely)


Champaign-Urbana Public Health District offering free dental exams for kids

It’s tomorrow.

(WICS)


Betting against the Illini is probably more profitable than investing in the stock market


It’s Friday

Here’s an Alma Otter. Have a good weekend.

Alma Otter from r/UIUC