By: Diane Benjamin I’ve been hearing for week about COVID cases raging in other countries among the VACCINATED. Our media claims cases are the fault of the unvaccinated. Finally the truth comes out: https://www.news-gazette.com/coronavirus/it-came-as-a-huge-surprise-most-new-ui-cases-among-fully-vaccinated/article_97e83ef7-06ef-54e4-b5e3-cf9ff5672c93.html Excerpts: I’m still waiting for the truth about those hospitalized. In Israel the majority are vaccinated.
By: Diane Benjamin https://massmail.illinois.edu/massmail/750730511.html At this point, all students, faculty and staff who live in University Housing or are participating in any on-campus activities are still required to be up-to-date on their on-campus COVID-19 testing. This is currently in place even for people who are fully vaccinated. As previously announced, this will change for the Fall 2021 […]
By: Diane Benjamin This story is from April 21, 2020: https://blnnews.com/2020/04/21/normal-last-night-part-1/ The story proves Normal’s claim of being environmentally friendly is false. To be labeled an Energy Star building it must be rated at least 75, 11 Uptown on rated 43. The rating is based on energy consumption as compared to other like buildings. That […]
By: Diane Benjamin See the lawsuit here: VerifiedComplaint The lawsuit was filed by a former Board of Trustees member and current graduate student – John Bambenek. As stated in the lawsuit, he is also a recognized expert in digital forensics and computer crime investigations. Excerpts: The lawsuit goes into great detail with the history of […]
New story from Champaign: http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2019-04-28/emails-profs-absence-created-stir-ui.html By: Diane Benjamin The Champaign newspaper did this story yesterday: http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2019-04-26/ui-professor-under-investigation-says-hell-leave-job-end-may.html Professor Joe Petry, who was previously put on leave, plans to retire at the end of May. He was previously a mayoral candidate in Champaign and has resigned as a member of the Historical Preservation Commission. What is he […]
By: Diane Benjamin Many students are making the decision for technical/trade schools instead of 4 year universities and colleges. High paying jobs are going unfilled because college was deemed mandatory for success for many years. It isn’t, not everybody is meant for college. The cost isn’t worth the debt anymore. Forbes just came out with […]
By: Diane Benjamin Media did report Illinois universities had their credit ratings downgraded by Moody’s. Their details were sketchy though. Here’s the story: https://www.ilnews.org/news/economy/moody-s-downgrades-seven-of-illinois-public-universities-five-speculative/article_bd88b102-4d66-11e7-8a6d-af95b89dd478.html The University of Illinois’ new rating is A1 with a negative outlook. Read the story – this is because U of I is doing nothing to control costs and relies too […]