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UI solar farm construction almost complete

UI solar farm construction almost complete

By Aaron Navarro

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

Solar power will account for two percent of the University’s energy source next year.Construction on the 20.8 acre solar farm — located south of Windsor Road and west of First Street — began July 20 and the clean-energy project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.“They are actuall...

Pickin’ Illini pluck, play in bluegrass collaboration

Pickin’ Illini pluck, play in bluegrass collaboration

By Annabeth Carlson

February 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Last Wednesday night at the Urbana Community Center for the Arts, the sound of bluegrass music wafted out of one of the rooms. A voice could be heard singing:  “I hear the train a comin’. It’s rolling round the bend, and I ain’t seen the sunshine since I don’t know when. I’m stuck in Fol...