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A well-informed public starts with following the news

A well-informed public starts with following the news

By Matt Pasquini

August 4, 2014

Winston Churchill was famously quoted saying, “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”  He’s implying that, ideally, a well-informed citizenry is one that contributes to a strong and functioning democracy. It’s a sentiment that I think most ...

Pens to Lens film competition brings screenplays to life

Pens to Lens film competition brings screenplays to life

By Earn Saenmuk

July 14, 2014

A number of student screenwriters may soon see their vision on the silver screen as filmmakers, actors and artists in Central Illinois produce a number of films based on submissions to Pens to Lens, a screenwriting competition for students K-12. Participants had the opportunity to submit their screenplays unt...