Eleanor Black

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The Tampa Bay Times
Romance Your Garden

A page I designed for the front page of Tampa Bay Times' HomeLink section.

The Tampa Bay Times
An Ode to the Loquat

A page I designed for the front page of Tampa Bay Times' HomeLink section.

Agriculture community raises concerns on proposed state budget

The state budget for agricultural education is once again coming under the scythe. In June 2010, the Illinois State Board of Education adopted a budget that zeroed out the $3 million funding under Gov. Pat Quinn, but by August, Quinn announced he restored it to $1.9 million.

Farm Bureau reaching out

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The Daily Illini
Rosenberg wants better Springfield representation for C-U community

Although this is the first time 28-year-old Sam Rosenberg has run for public office, he has served the Champaign-Urbana community through his law career. After graduating from the University of Illinois' College of Law in 2010, he was offered a job by Julia Rietz, a former professor of his and the state's attorney for Champaign County.

The Daily Illini
Ammons brings experience to the electoral ballot

As a current member of the Urbana City Council and former member of the Champaign County Board, Carol Ammons has spent six years in elected public service to the Champaign-Urbana community. Now running for representative of the 103rd district, she is looking to widen the scope of that community. ATEST

The Daily Illini
Local food service workers rally for increase in minimum wage

Despite the cold, Champaign-Urbana community members stood outside the McDonald's, located at 1605 S. Neil St., carrying signs and chanting phrases such as, "Keep your burgers, keep your fries, make our wages supersized!" The rally was one of hundreds taking place Thursday in support of the "Fight for $15" movement.

The Daily Illini
Durbin headlines at local immigration reform rally

A young man stood inside the gazebo of Champaign's West Side Park playing Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'" while community members held up signs proclaiming their support for immigration reform.

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