The Big Picture: Anything but bleak

Altgeld Hall A canopy of winter snow blankets the campus at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Altgeld Hall. (Image by Fred Zwicky)

Midwinter may be at hand, but it’s anything but bleak. A crystal blue sky and the warm orange glow from Altgeld Hall Tower remind those who brave the evening’s chill that the Illini spirit is always welcoming and alive. The promise of spring brings anticipation for brighter days ahead in 2021.