The Daily Illini

Explosion-like sound sparks two Illini-Alerts

June 25, 2014

An explosion on campus occurred Tuesday morning in parking garage C7, located on the corner of Sixth and John Street. The explosion was said to be related to a faulty power line in the area. Two Illini-Alerts were sent out to University students and faculty warning those on campus of the incident. ...

Jon’s Pipe Shop moves from corporatization, construction of Green St.

Jon's Pipe Shop Tobbaconists Patrick Callaghan and Michael Ladue show off their extensive collection of pipes in their new location in Downtown Champaign on Dec. 9, 2013.

By Angelica Lavito

December 11, 2013

Smoke, laughter, jazz and discussion fill the air at Jon’s Pipe Shop each night.  On a Tuesday night, five customers and two employees are gathered in the shop sharing stories and ideas. Cigars are lit and relit after going out from engaging in conversation.  “I come almost every day,” customer ...