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Marissa Plescia
My name is Marissa Plescia and I’m a junior studying journalism. I’ve been with the features section at the DI since my freshman year and started the interesting person of the week series. Outside of my work I like running and having movie marathons with my friends.

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Marissa Plescia, Assistant Features Editor

Sep 18, 2018
Student-run food truck to dish out Chinese cuisine (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
State Farm Center to host four diverse Broadway productions (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
How to lose your roommate in 10 days (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
University traditions explained (Story)
Jul 17, 2018
Don’t let the party school reputation scare you (Story)
May 20, 2018
Best ways to meet people within your first two weeks (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Experimental treatment cures University cancer patient (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
Special Olympics Illinois sports director, Jackie Walk, makes things possible (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Political science professor, Brian Gaines, completes 13 marathons (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
51 Main bar manager, Amy Myers, shares drag show past (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
Marquise Linnear overcomes difficult past to reach success (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Recreational climber Dusty Frye pushes himself with high feats (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Student aids impoverished countries through University programs (Story)
Dec 13, 2017
Student supports teens battling cancer through Stockings for Strength (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
Winter Ball supports Tom Jones Challenger League at ARC (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
Education Justice Project provides incarcerated with pathway to success (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
‘Wizard of Paws’ at Curtis Orchard gives animals second chance (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
Drag shows move to 51 Main following C-Street closing (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Buddy Walk brings Down syndrome awareness to community (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
Paris Super Crepe, Asian-style ice cream and crepe store, opens Monday (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
CU celebrates recognition as ‘Greatest Midwest Food Town’ (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
Students, faculty speak out about University life as a triple major (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
Country singer Alan Jackson returns to State Farm Center (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
‘Sharing Memories: The Mirror’ exhibit opens community to Latino culture (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
Baby goats warm community hearts (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Students struggle for citizenship after immigration (Story)
Mar 02, 2017
Students reflect on 21 years of Unofficial (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Variety show, fashion show pay tribute to black culture (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
I-Connect encourages inclusive campus (Story)
Nov 16, 2016
Student teachers skip last semester on campus (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Falling Illini, an RSO at new heights (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Bringing humor to the classroom is no laughing matter (Story)
Oct 06, 2016
Vegetarian Awareness Month highlights health (Story)