The Daily Illini

Feminism shines bright in ‘Girlhood’

Chaz Ebert, wife of Roger, introduces

By Lillian Barkley

April 20, 2015

Céline Sciamma’s “Girlhood” tackles stereotypes from the first scene. The 2014 French film was screened Friday at the 17th annual Ebertfest. The film is the coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Marieme, played by Karidja Touré, who comes from a low-income home with two younger sisters, a workin...

Urbana City Council seeks applications for enterprise zone

By Edwin Hsieh

October 28, 2014

The Urbana City Council discussed an update to a proposed enterprise zone program, aimed at generating the local economy and improving neighborhood growth in Champaign County at its Monday meeting. Council members hope to expand the current enterprise zone, which currently covers about three square mil...