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A new harvest for Strawberry Fields

A new harvest for Strawberry Fields

By Lillian Barkley

January 28, 2015

Champaign-Urbana lost a community staple on Dec. 14, when health food store Strawberry Fields closed after 40 years of business. But, much like strawberry harvesting season itself, a new Strawberry Fields will be growing in its place around late April.  Mohammad Al-Heeti, owner of World Harvest Internatio...

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

May 6, 2014

He just might have the coolest pair of glasses on campus. Josh Doil, senior in LAS, has fitted his prescription lenses to Google Glass, a hands-free technology device that allows many of the same functions as a smartphone, including a camera, to be displayed in a tiny glass prism above the right eye. Tho...

Annual Insect Fear Film Festival to displace fears, stereotypes

Annual Insect Fear Film Festival to displace fears, stereotypes

By Saher Khan

February 20, 2014

Flesh-eating grasshoppers and moth infestations are what attendees will view on the big screen at 31st Annual Insect Fear Film Festival, which will take place at Foellinger Auditorium on Saturday. The annual festival aims to combat people’s fears and stereotypes of insects, said May Berenbaum, fou...