Me too hashtag.
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IL Coalition Against Sexual Assault Commends #MeToo

Since this past weekend, women and men have been sharing their accounts of sexual violence with the hashtag #MeToo. While many assumed the movement started with actor Alyssa Milano's tweet about Hollywood producer/mogul and alleged sex offender Harvey Weinstein, some are pointing out that a black woman named Tarana Burke used the same terminology for a project also mean to address sexual assault.

View of the main entrance to Parkland College in Champaign,
Parkland College
October 18, 2017

Westfield Selected As Parkland Trustee

The Parkland Board of Trustees selected Jonathan Westfield to fill the seat vacated by Rochelle Harden, who resigned from the board earlier this month.


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October 17, 2017

Public Housing In East St. Louis; The Internet Of (Battlefield) Things; Can The Cubs Rally?

On the 21st: Why East St. Louis' public housing complexes create difficult living conditions, even after 32 years of federal management. Plus, how researchers at the University of Illinois are bringing "The Internet Of Things" to the battlefield, and a quick update with Cheryl Raye Stout on whether the Cubs can rally after falling behind two games to none against the L.A. Dodgers.


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