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Lit Books & Bar to open in downtown Champaign

Lit Books & Bar to open in downtown Champaign

By Raina Kutliroff, Staff Writer July 21, 2021

The newest addition to the Champaign-Urbana community is much more than the average bookstore. The independently owned bookstore and wine bar is set to open this fall right in the center of Downtown...

Kofi Cockburn is introduced during pregame lineup announcements against Wisconsin on Feb. 6. With Cockburn's return, Illini fans should hope their team can make it into the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2005, Simberg writes.

Column | Kofi Cockburn announced his return. Now what?

By Brandon Simberg, Staff Writer July 21, 2021

When Kofi Cockburn entered the transfer portal on July 1, Champaign was in shock.  The college basketball world had been shaken up by the transfer portal this offseason, with a record number of guys...

Satire | Campus Scout | Scout travels across America: the South

Satire | Campus Scout | Scout travels across America: the South

By Campus Scout July 20, 2021

The sun beams behind Scout as the eastern road awaits. Within Scout’s 2004 Subaru Outback, “Slow Ride” briskly rings amidst escalating light. Scout’s journey for the real America endures, and...

Flourish in college with these low-maintenance plants

By Sydney Wood, buzz assistant editor July 15, 2021

As we look forward to this upcoming fall semester, it can be scary and difficult for new students to adjust to college life. It’s important for incoming students to furnish their dorms and apartments...

Play these four essential video games in college

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer July 15, 2021

Everyone is going to have their own adventure in college. Whether it be a great time of emotional maturity in readying oneself for the chaotic juggling act of being a responsible adult, a time of wondrous...

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