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Sewn in Memory: Stories Untold

Students from the College of Media at the University of Illinois researched the men commemorated in this exhibit.  In this video, they talk about the stories they didn't get.

Photo courtesy of Abbi Pstrzroch

Student Activists Prepare For Climate Strike; Police And Home Surveillance Cameras; Fall TV Preview

Illinois high school and college students tell us how they want to see our leaders address climate change ahead of a planned walkout called the Global Climate Strike. Plus, doorbell cameras in homes have become more common. Some police departments, are hoping this network of privately owned cameras can help them stop crime. But it also raises some concerns about privacy. And, we’ll tell you what fall TV shows should be on your “must watch” list. 

Photo courtesy of Mark Nelson

Student Claymation Film ‘Estrella: An Asylum Seeker’s Story’; Active Shooter Drills In Schools; Children Weight-Loss App Backlash

A group of middle schoolers in Kewanee have made a claymation film for their art class. It follows 10-year-old asylum seeker Estrella on her way from El Salvador to the U.S. Plus, beginning this school year, Illinois students will be required to participate in active shooter drills. But some parents worry the drills may do more harm than good. And, last month, Weight Watchers released a weight loss app targeted at kids as young as eight years old. It caused a public outcry. We’ll discuss how we should talk about health and food with kids. 

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