Thankfully the skies cleared and the ground dried just enough for this year's Matsuri Festival at Japan House to go on as planned, and the community showed up in droves.
Fomer President Barack Obama appeared on campus today, and we were there to capture it.
Julie talks with Japan House director Jennifer Gunji-Ballsrud about her family, the history of Japan House, and her plans for its future as they prepare to celebrate an important anniversary.
Theodore showcases the sub-culture of elevator photography.
This past weekend the Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative sponsored its 7th biannual conference in Champaign, bringing together people from all over the world invested improving the lives of those living in low-income contexts.
The University of Illinois has unique connections in all parts of the world for research and scholarship. One of these connections is with the Maasai people of northern Tanzania. At the end of May, I traveled to Tanzania with other students and faculty to meet with local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Maasai men and women.
Tish talks with Sulagna Chakraborty, a graduate student in Community Health, about her research on Kyasanur Forest Disease.
Serina visited the Spurlock Museum on Sunday and learned a bit about Native culture through the tradition of dance.
Anna was one of the lucky 1000 to see Hasan Minhaj last night, who came to campus as part of the Illini Union Board Spring Speaker Series.
The story of how the Vietnam War almost spelled the end of the Morrow Plots
Brittany learns about bees and builds hive boxes at the University of Illinois Pollinatarium.
In this new venture, Tish explores the migration stories of how people from all walks of life, from all over the world, end up in C-U. We start with Nubras Samayeen's story, a PhD student in architecture and mother of two from Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communities in the state. Our Culture section highlights those people, places, and events that make us proud to live here.