The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Tis the season for quirky plots: Hallmark holiday movies delight audiences

‘Tis the season for quirky plots: Hallmark holiday movies delight audiences

By Olivia Rosenberg, Assistant buzz Editor

Because there are only a few weeks left in the semester...

The inside of The Literary, an indie book bar located in Downtown Champaign. The Literary is one of the many spots to visit during the holiday season.

Celebrate the holiday season with these CU spots

By Kylie Corral , Staff Writer

As the magic of the holiday season rushes around the...

Pipeline To Göliad performs in Urbana in early October. The band recently released a single and is also working on an EP.

Pipeline To Göliad talks first single as new band

By Vivian La, Staff Writer

In the backyard of a sage green house in Urbana, the...

Kangaroo Court opens for Post Animal at Canopy Club Nov. 12. The band is currently working on an album that is planned to come out early next year.

Kangaroo Court brings psych-punk rock to CU

By Sydney Wood, Assistant buzz Editor

As Champaign-Urbana’s music scene continues to recover...

Santa Clause waves to parade goers in front of Hyatt Place Hotel in downtown Champaign. The 21st Annual Parade of Lights — organized by the Champaign Center Partnership and presented by Christie Clinic is set to happen on Saturday at 6:00 pm.

Parade of Lights gives CU new holiday normal

By Alexis Ramirez, Staff Writer

After a one-year hiatus from in-person winter festivities,...

A photo of Thanksgiving rolls at Central Illinois Bakehouse is shown above. Central Illinois Bakehouse is one of the several Thanksgiving meal options in C-U this year.

CU offers cost-effective Thanksgiving meal options

By Isabelle Bertolini, Staff Writer

Holidays are always a stressful occasion. Not only...

Screenshot from Yazuka 5 Remastered of one of the characters smashing someone down with a weapon. The game includes a variety of features and modes for different types of gameplay.

‘Yakuza 5’ features diverse gameplay modes, features

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

The Yakuza series is a fascinating beast. It simultaneously...

Adeles new album cover for 30 is shown above. The album released on Nov. 19 and is receiving high praise.

Adele makes impactful return with ‘30’

By Olivia Rosenberg, Assistant buzz Editor

When going through an emotional time like a breakup,...

Mama and Baby 1, Charcoal on paper by Kinsey Fitzgerald.

The Urbana Free Library showcases accessible art with Young Artist’s Studio 

By Michelle Martinez, Staff Writer

Kinsey Fitzgerald still remembers the first art piece...

Escape the rainy weather on campus with The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Escape the rainy weather on campus with ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’

By Olivia Rosenberg, Assistant buzz Editor

As the rainy fall weather continues in Champaign-Urbana,...

A screenshot from the video game Red Matter” by Vertical Robot is shown above. This VR game is one of three that deserve more recognition.

Check out these three must-play virtual reality games

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

In wake of Mark Zuckerberg’s magnificently cringe...

Taylor Swifts new album Red (Taylors Version) is shown above. The album was released on Nov. 12 and has had many fans excited about revisiting the album.

Taylor Swift revisits heartbreak in second re-record

By Olivia Rosenberg, Assistant buzz Editor

On Thursday, Taylor Swift single-handedly brought back...

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