(New) home at last

Well, my Europe trip has officially been over for a couple of days. I got back late Friday evening after some hellish security at Heathrow. (I’m not complaining mind you.) Talked with a friend for a while then crashed. Saturday, I got up and drove with two friends to the Equal Marriage Illinois statewide conference. …

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Laptops being stolen during finals week

Well, as seems to happen every year, there has been a string of laptop thefts from popular study spots and offices. Don’t leave your laptop unattended. The University Police Department would like to inform our community about eight reports of laptop computers being stolen from campus buildings since April 27, 2007. In each instance, the …

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Daily Illini Editorial: Civil union bill an opportunity for Illinois

If they keep this up, I may have to revise my opinion of the DI. First, their good editorial on the Chief Illiniwek issue and now this. They seem to have a pretty decent editorial staff this year. Civil union bill an opportunity for Illinois By The Daily Illini Editorial Staff Posted: 3/29/07 Section: Editorials …

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Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act

An equal marriage bill was introduced in the Illinois House last week. Cosponsored by Rep. Greg Harris, Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, Rep. Constance A. Howard, & Rep. Harry Osterman, the bill would change the definition of marriage to be between any two persons (not closely related by blood) rather than “a man and a woman”. There …

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Champaign County LGBTQA Resource Guide

Yesterday, I met again with the group planning the information phone line for the GLBT community in Champaign and Urbana. During the course of the meeting, we decided that what we really wanted to focus on was creating the information guide. The medium is very much secondary. Since there is so much liability potentially involved …

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