Illinois State University and the University of Illinois had different approaches to the fall semester, but both have faculty unhappy with what went on. A tale of two schools. Plus hear a candidate for McLean County Board in District 2 make the pitch for votes. And game design and interdisciplinary elements are part of the new Creative Technology major at Illinois State University.
Hear what Irving school in Bloomington tries to do during a pandemic to attach to students who move in and out of schools more often than average. Principal Messina Lambert says students who move frequently have more learning challenges. 80% of Irving School students in Bloomington come from low income families. Plus, we'll review the take from a big data dump of several hundred complaints about pandemic safety enforcement in McLean County, or the lack thereof. Normal Town Council member Stan Nord advocates working against town safety enforcement measures - and the clap back from that.
You'll hear about a troubling rise in domestic violence in McLean County since the pandemic began. Dana Vollmer reports on the challenge facing employers and employees about disclosing COVID-19 information. And Jon Norton previews a new album from Bloomington musical artist V8 Vast Change.