On the 21st: The number of new international college students in the US has decreased for the second straight year. Some worry that it’s because of our political climate, but some experts believe it's just part of the picture. We heard more about that. Plus, open enrollment for the healthcare marketplace goes on until December 15. We spoke to some experts to help you understand that, and what’s going on with the Affordable Care Act. And, a man named Clark Robinson Griggs played a huge part in making sure U of I would call Champaign-Urbana home. So why has he been largely written out of our history?
George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday at the age of 94. George W. Bush released a statement, saying for himself and his siblings, "Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died."
A year before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, he made a visit to Springfield where he stumped for congressional candidates. It appeared everything went as planned. But recently, unclassified documents were made available explaining an incident that seemed to foreshadow what took place in Dallas.
This week, judges, lawyers, historians, and others will celebrate 200 years of Illinois justice. Tuesday in Springfield, the Illinois Supreme Court will host a gala 200 years to the day that the high court was created.
A campus-wide celebration of Indigenous People’s Day will take place Monday, October 8, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the event, a sugar maple tree will be planted as a symbol of growth over the past year in how the university works with tribal nations.