Remember the film “Kony 2012?”
The film went viral last year and put Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army in the cross-hairs of millions of outraged citizens.
Well, a year later, Joseph Kony and his remaining believers are still somewhere in Central Africa, literally raping and pillaging as they go.
War correspondent David Axe wants to remind people that Kony is still out there.
Axe has written a graphic novel with illustrator Tim Hamilton, “Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa,” to tell the story of the Lord’s Resistance Army.
The novel demonstrates why the show-and-tell nature of comics journalism works as a medium to talk about Joseph Kony and violence he has wrought.
A landmark on the University of Illinois campus will soon close.
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The brothers in the Emanuel family are known for their success and for their chutzpah. The youngest is Ari Emanuel, a high-powered Hollywood agent. The HBO show Entourage actually based a character on Ari, and that character is a bit, well, blunt — threatening, for example, to rip out someone's tongue and serve it to his son's pet lizard.
An afterschool program for youth that’s been in Danville for nearly 70 years has seen in a boost in private donations.
In just over two weeks, Illinois’ only maximum-security female correctional center will close its doors. But David Taylor, who volunteers at the Dwight Correctional Center, plans to keep counseling those inmates, and many more.
As University of Illinois students and guests prepare for Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day, local police hope more of them choose to celebrate in a responsible manner.
The union representing food and building service workers at the University of Illinois has filed a 14-day intent to strike notice.
The first illustrated book from Japan is the 13-millionth volume at the University of Illinois library.