We explore the issues surrounding the future of Walter H. Dyett High School and what it says about the future of the traditional neighborhood high school model in Chicago. We find out how that lapse in the Export Import Bank is affecting small businesses in Illinois. WBEZ Sports Contributor Cheryl Raye Stout stops by to talk about the future of the Fighting Illini. We also talk about anthropomorphism — that’s when we attribute human characteristics to animals and objects.
U of I Athletic Director Mike Thomas said in a statement on Friday that he learned of “efforts to deter injury reporting” and pressure players “to continue playing despite injuries.” There were other allegations about Beckman threatening the scholarships of some seniors who were injured.
An Illinois football player arrested in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime has a previous felony conviction for cocaine possession.Champaign police say they arrested 20-year-old defensive lineman Chris Jones on Sunday on a preliminary aggravated battery charge after two men repor
There's some statistical help in filling out those NCAA basketball tournament brackets. But University of Illinois fans might not like the odds.The Illini are a No. 9 seed in the Southwest region. Later this week, they'll face off against the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a No.