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Springer Cultural Center hosts “All in the Family” art exhibit

The art exhibition All in the Family was held at the Springer Cultural Center located at 301 N. Randolph St. on Oct. 16, 2017. The exhibition, features the art pieces were created by The Widholm Family. Three Generations of Artists will  be open to the public until December.

By Sabrina Lee, Contributing writer

October 25, 2017

Art exhibits provide ways for artists to present their art, or their voice, to the world. The way that art is presented speaks volumes for the Widholm family, conveying a very clear message: Family. The Springer Cultural Center offers a venue for both local and regional artists to display their work...

Distracted eating could have negative impacts on students, families

By Lilly Mashayek

December 9, 2015

A year-long study done on family eating habits found that it’s not always the quantity of meals spent together that is important, but the quality of them as well.Blake Jones, assistant professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Purdue University, Barbara Fiese, professor of Human Development and Fami...

IL veterans programs continue, despite budget strains

By Stephen Nye

October 14, 2015

Several institutions are working in Champaign-Urbana to help returning soldiers; one of the largest is the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, which directly employs about 1,350 individuals in Illinois.Through both federal and local systems, the department’s objective is “to help our Illinois vet...