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How to spend your summer after graduation

How to spend your summer after graduation

Harrison Lindholm, Special Sections Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Graduation Guide

Graduating college is quite an achievement as many people do not have the ability or the opportunity to attend a university. Graduating college, especially the University, is something to be proud of, and it should be properly celebrated. If you have not picked up a job, or if you get to have a smal...

Genomics workshop caters to Native American community

Genomics workshop caters to Native American community

Allison McIlvain
July 5, 2015
Filed under News

The Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics (SING) is a University workshop aiming to get more Native American scholars, students and community members interested in genomic studies, and to counteract the underrepresented status of Native Americans in genomic and science-based...

That's Rentertainment to close this summer

That's Rentertainment to close this summer

Ben Lash
June 7, 2015
Filed under News

After 30 years of business, locally-owned video rental store That’s Rentertainment has announced it will be closing this summer. The store opened in June 1985 in the back of Johnstowne Center on campus as a video and record rental store. It specializes in independent films and is located today at 51...

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Isabella Jackson
November 19, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

Bringing up a young dog is an investment in the future.  Owners expect the hours spent training, housebreaking and cleaning up after a puppy to pay off with years of companionship as both dog and owner age. But Art Connolley’s relationship with Busey, a black Schnauzer-Labrador mix, is different. Busey is ...

Summer style: dress for the occasion

Summer style: dress for the occasion

Kayla Burns
June 9, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

There are a variety of reasons students decide to stay in Champaign after classes have ended for the summer. Between internships, jobs, classes and nights out, dressing for the occasion is important. Luckily, there are many current trends that are appropriate for work, study or play. Seeing a girl in a ...