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Restaurant turnover in Champaign-Urbana area

Restaurant turnover in Champaign-Urbana area

By Sam Boyle, Assistant Daytime News Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Restaurants closed in the past year: Chatime Chatime was located on 512 E. Green St. before it was permanently closed in March 2017. Chatime was a cafe known for serving bubble tea. The location was taken over by Taipei Cafe. Azzip Pizza Azzip Pizza was located at 505 E. Green St. before it closed...

School of Art and Design to present 2018 Re-Fashioned Fashion Show

School of Art and Design to present 2018 Re-Fashioned Fashion Show

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

May 5, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Combining sustainability and creativity, students from ARTS 299 will be presenting their fashion designs at Temple Hoyne Buell Hall on Saturday for the 12th annual “Re-Fashioned Fashion Show.” “Re-Fashioned refers to the fact that almost every garment in the show is made from a material tak...

Excessive caffeine intake may lead to negative effects

Excessive caffeine intake may lead to negative effects

By Heather Schlitz, Assistant News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

While many students may turn to coffee for an energy boost during finals week, consuming too much caffeine may do more harm than good. “For the normal population, you shouldn’t drink more than 400 milligrams of caffeine per day,” said Elvira de Mejia, professor of food sciences. “Depending ...

University offers resources to assist final exam scheduling

University offers resources to assist final exam scheduling

By Madalyn Velisaris, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

Many students have the experience of stressing over a hectic final exam schedule. Luckily, the University has resources in place to accommodate those in need. The Student Code says students who have three in-person exams within a 24-hour period are eligible to obtain a conflict exam. However, if a student want...

University libraries extend hours during finals week

University libraries extend hours during finals week

By Jiejie Wang, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

University libraries plan to extend opening hours and hold events to help students de-stress during finals week.  Joseph Hall-Ingram, library specialist in Grainger Engineering Library, said in an email that Grainger will be hosting a therapy dog on Friday to help students relieve pressure. Grainger nor...

Campus bars expect smaller crowds over finals week

Campus bars expect smaller crowds over finals week

By Yanchao Zhao, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

While some students might be taking a break from going to the campus bars during finals week as they prepare for the upcoming exams, others find they prefer studying in the bar environment. Margaret Whalen, the student manager at Murphy’s Pub, said the customer flow during the week of finals is de...

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 1

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 1

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Residential burglary was reported on the 700 block of West Church Street around 10 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim reported a handgun was stolen from his apartment. Aggravated battery and criminal damage to property were reported on the 00 block of Apricot Drive around 6 ...

University organizes events and services to help students destress

University organizes events and services to help students destress

By Yasmeen Ragab, Assistant Daytime News Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

As finals week approaches, there are numerous ways students can avoid succumbing to the pressure and stress of exams.  According to the Counseling Center’s website, the most important thing to do is to get enough sleep each night. When you’re sleep deprived, it is much harder to focus, do qua...

Isaac Newton’s manuscript acquired by University library

Isaac Newton’s manuscript acquired by University library

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

The University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library has gotten Sir Isaac Newton’s manuscript on how to make the philosopher’s stone, a substance that can turn lead into gold, cure illness and grant its user immortality. The four-sheet manuscript was acquired with $275,000, using part of a $500,...

Japan House to host Gallery Days starting Thursday

Japan House to host Gallery Days starting Thursday

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

May 1, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Showcase, Top Stories

The Japan House in Urbana will begin hosting its Gallery Days beginning May 3, featuring free demonstrations and presentations each afternoon. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony as well as view the house’s unique collections of tea equipment, kim...

E. coli outbreak not cause for concern at University

E. coli outbreak not cause for concern at University

By Olivia Welshans, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Administration, Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

Students eating in University dining halls are not at risk for falling ill due to the recent E. coli outbreak in crops of romaine lettuce that was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The CDC issued a warning for all lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona, region, including salad mix...

Students face summer storage options

Students face summer storage options

By Madelyn Foster, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

With summer break approaching, some University students are facing the problem of what to do with the belongings they cannot take home with them. University Housing does not offer summer storage and encourages students to look for self-storage off campus, said Chelsea Hamilton, senior assistant dir...

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