Good Reads: 6/21/19


A closer look at Urbana’s newly approved $59.3 million budget

(Adalberto Toledo / News-Gazette)


Parkland College Officials ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About State Funding Boost For Higher Ed

(Lee Gaines / Illinois Public Media)


Pritzker Expected to Sign Marijuana Legalization Bill Next Week

(Amanda Vinicky / WTTW)


Champaign native Jordan Caroline signed by the Lakers

After a great season at the University of Nevada. Well-deserved, JC!


Pritzker Pushes Participation In 2020 Census

Gotta count em all.

(Mary Hansen / Illinois Public Media)


Purricane!

(Julie McClure / Smile Politely)


Tammy Duckworth seems to reference Kiwane Carrington with new legislation

Carrington, a 15 year-old Champaign resident, was unarmed and trying to get into his own house when he was pushed to the ground and subsequently shot and killed by the Champaign Police Department in 2009.

If you don’t know about this case, learn about it.

It, while heinous, is one of the most wickedly illuminating stories about local policing and local government (which questionably found that the shooting was “accidental”) that Champaign-Urbana has.


This tweet actively hurts me and my feelings

And if you follow Illini basketball, probably yours too:


This picture is nice

Clear and Clean Summer from r/UIUC

It’s Friday