About Us

CU-CitizenAccess is an online newsroom devoted to community and watchdog reporting by journalism students at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

The newsroom focuses mostly on Champaign County and central Illinois, but produces occasional regional, national and international stories.

May 12, 2021

‘Unique historical fear’ of Carle Health billing practices may lead some to skip COVID-19 vaccine, health officials worry

May 10, 2021

Illinois flu activity plunges amid pandemic

January 28, 2021

COVID on Campus: Tracking and isolating students was hit-and-miss

January 15, 2021

County COVID-19 vaccinations open to lower age group with underlying conditions

December 26, 2020

University of Illinois COVID-19 complaints and social media reveal how widespread violations were