U of I chancellor offers optimism as pandemic continues

URBANA – Coronavirus transmission remains high. Gun violence is up. Despite these worrying indicators, University of Illinois Urbana Chancellor Robert Jones said on Thursday he sees causes for optimism. “I know there are a few of you asking, ‘Jones, did you once again accidentally put your rose-colored glasses this morning?’” Jones joked. Thursday marked the […]

217 Today: Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021

Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 Today’s headlines: Governor JB Pritzker Wednesday announced $94 million dollars will be used to fund 96 airport projects statewide, many of which won’t be eligible for federal infrastructure money. The state’s economy continues to grow at a good pace, according to the monthly Flash Index from the University of Illinois. The dancers of […]