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Student events set museum apart

Student events set museum apart

By Katie Powers, buzz writer

November 16, 2017


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The Krannert Art Museum is the second largest general fine arts museum in Illinois. Located on the south end of campus and operated by the College of Fine and Applied Arts, the museum’s contribution to the community and the national fine arts scene should not go unnoticed. The campus vibe and ...

ZXO embraces expansion into four-piece band

ZXO embraces expansion into four-piece band

By San Kim, calendar editor

November 9, 2017


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Local bands always go the extra mile to confront people’s underestimation of their music. ZXO has fought hard to establish their presence in the local music scene, by performing at the critically acclaimed Pygmalion Festival this past October. Not long after the festival, ZXO dropped their first LP, “L...

Undergraduates showcase literary criticisms in on-campus journal

Undergraduates showcase literary criticisms in on-campus journal

By Katie Powers, Buzz Writer

November 9, 2017


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Submitting work to on-campus publications is a great opportunity for students to have their work reviewed by other students and faculty. This week, buzz sat down with Hannah Downing, co-editor and chief of Re:Search, the undergraduate literary criticism journal and talked about the journal’s important ro...

buzz calendar 11/9-11/12

By San Kim and Kayla Brown

November 9, 2017


Filed under buzz, Calendar

Thursday, November 9th Great Good Fine Ok Date: Nov. 9 Time: 7 p.m. Location: The Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana Charge: $15-$18 Age Restriction: 18+ Description: Jon Sandler and Luke Moellman together make up this Brooklyn synth-pop duo. They are joined in Urbana by ind...

Across the pond: A compatibility playlist of UK artists to give a try

By Abe Farquaharson, buzz writer

November 6, 2017


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Many international students come to campus bringing their distinct music backgrounds. While their favorite international artists don’t necessarily have the wide-spread appeal here on campus as some of the major stateside counterparts, that doesn’t make them any less talented and worthy of listening. Her...

Create and wear these cheap DIY costumes this Halloween

By Shelbi Voss, buzz writer

October 30, 2017


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With Halloween coming up soon, you may be struggling to decide who or what you want to be. Look no further for fun costumes that you can easily make yourself without breaking your wallet. 1. M&M’s M&M’s are similar to the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” costume;  You can even reuse the shirts from one...

Evan Lyman of Deadly Habits has a ‘Night Vision’

Evan Lyman of Deadly Habits has a ‘Night Vision’

By Emily Pease, buzz writer

October 28, 2017


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In June, former buzz Editor-in-Chief and Illinois alum, Evan Lyman debuted “Night Vision” under the moniker Deadly Habits. We sat down with Lyman to discuss  the new album, his plans for the future and how buzz impacted his career. buzz: You’ve mentioned you’ve drawn influence from Blood Ora...

A twisted Shocktober: theater features 1986 serial killer film

A twisted Shocktober: theater features 1986 serial killer film

By Jamie Hahn, buzz writer

October 23, 2017


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It’s the time of the year for Shocktober at The Art Theater. Every October, the theater releases a string of haunting movies in the Halloween spirit. The weather might not have made up its mind to be cold, but at the theater, you’re guaranteed to get a shiver. The films range from crime to monsters, to t...

buzz calendar 10/23-10/25

By Kayla Brown and San Kim

October 23, 2017


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Monday, Oct. 23 Hot Topics: The Abuse to Prison Pipeline  7–9 p.m.  Women’s Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Champaign  Free, all ages This seminar is an installment of the Women’s Resources Center’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month program. ØDE VINTER LIVE @ WEFT SESSION...

Teamoji adds new element to campus, bubble tea game

Teamoji adds new element to campus, bubble tea game

By Katie Powers, buzz writer

October 23, 2017


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In its first week being open on campus, Teamoji, a new addition to Green Street, has already established itself as a standout thanks to its unique take on bubble tea. Some students might be skeptical about the necessity of another bubble tea shop on campus. There is clearly an abundance of places to pi...

Featuring the best of Stephen King in 2017

By Lizzie Jedrasek, buzz writer

October 23, 2017


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Boasting over 50 film adaptations, Stephen King reigns as the single most adapted living author. Over the years, King has demonstrated an uncanny ability to build tension and draw his readers into the chilling and eerie worlds he creates. Yet with so many adaptions, ranging from films to TV miniserie...

buzz: Women’s fall fashion guide

buzz: Women’s fall fashion guide

By Shelbi Voss, buzz writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under buzz, Top Stories

Trends are constantly changing, and it can be hard to keep up sometimes. With fall weather coming in full speed, it is time for a new wardrobe to be pulled out. Here is a fashion guide to help you turn heads as you walk through campus this fall. 1. Choosing sweaters, cardigans, and jackets Everyone...