Illinois Environmental Group Joins Lawsuit Against Trump Administration’s Water Pollution Rollbacks

Illinois water

An Illinois environmental group is joining a coalition in filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s rollback of certain water pollution regulations. The lawsuit argues that the Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule would loosen protections put in place by the Clean Water Act—threatening water quality in wetlands and ephemeral streams. Champaign-based environmental group Prairie […]

C-U Outdoor Farmers Markets Will Open, But With Changes

This weekend marks the opening of Market at the Square, Urbana’s outdoor farmers market held in the Lincoln Square Mall parking lot. Although it will open as scheduled, there will be social distancing measures in place to protect shoppers and vendors. For one, all shoppers are required to wear masks upon entry and are required […]

U Of I Professor Makes Case For ‘The College Experience’

College students across the country have tried to adapt to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has greatly affected their college experience. Masha Gessen wrote a piece for The New Yorker this week about higher education during the pandemic titled, “How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Shattered the Myth of College in America.” That piece […]