The Daily Illini

Homeless services see increase in people during winter months

Homeless services see increase in people during winter months

By Brittney Nadler

December 10, 2014

Simply walking down Green Street gives a glimpse into the level of homelessness in Champaign-Urbana, and as winter months approach and rumors of more polar vortices swirl around the country, safe havens for homeless people become a necessity.  C-U at Home One of the many shelters in the area is C-U at Home...

Peace gardens planted to establish collaboration and unity between congregations

Peace gardens planted to establish collaboration and unity between congregations

By Abrar Al-Heeti

June 15, 2014

The First Mennonite Church and the Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center are planting for peace in their two peace gardens, a project with the goal of establishing collaboration and demonstrating unity between the two congregations. The first garden is located beside the First Mennonite Church at 902...