High Wind Warning in effect in Central Illinois

Updated Saturday at 7:55 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning in Central Illinois until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.¬†According to meteorologists, wind gusts over 50 miles per hour will blow through Central Illinois between 3:00-10:00 a.m. on Saturday. A Wind Advisory is in effect. People are encourage to bring lightweight items […]

Champaign-Urbana community members pay respects during the Day of the Dead

URBANA – El Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, originated in Mexico to remember those who have passed away. The holiday takes place on November 1st and 2nd. Although the holiday originated in Mexico, it has started to be developed in other countries.¬† La Casa Cultural Latina was able to share a […]

University of Illinois organizations educate peers on immigrant communities

When immigrants arrive in Urbana-Champaign, local organizations ensure those without resources receive beds, baby clothes and diapers. The Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. and I-CAUSE, a student organization that supports DACA students, hosted an event on November 2nd to educate peers about the immigrant community outside of campus. Visitors at the event were able […]