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Survivor Spotlight: Angie Dimit

Survivor Spotlight: Angie Dimit

By Declan Harty

October 9, 2014

It was a Monday when Angie Dimit found the lump.Overwhelmed by the possibility of what it could be and a cousin’s recent death, she didn’t tell her husband, her two sons, her mother or her siblings.Instead, she remained “neutral.” Refusing to self-diagnose, Angie underwent a biopsy and an ult...

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

September 9, 2014

Every Monday and Wednesday night, the South Quad becomes a fierce battlefield for approximately 100 students. Their medieval-inspired garb may confuse passing pedestrians as they travel past the battlegrounds. But the knights, marshals and commanders are hard at work as the fights and battles begin. Th...

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

By Taylor Lucero

April 30, 2014

As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting of Illini Student Musicals’ upcoming show, “In Progress: A Broadway Revue.” The performance is ...

Be careful who you eat with: study says peers influence eating habits

November 7, 2013

Bussing tables might not be the most glamorous job for someone who holds a doctorate degree. Brenna Ellison, assistant professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics who received her doctorate at the University of Oklahoma State, navigated from one white-clothed table to the next as she rounded up di...

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