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Leaving for Leuven: a spring break abroad

Leaving for Leuven: a spring break abroad

By Lillian Barkley

February 3, 2015


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I heard about the College of Media’s trip to Belgium during Mediapalooza, the college’s spring recruiting event for admitted students. Last year, I was a high school senior, trying to make a final decision on where I wanted to go to college. The idea of going out of the country for my freshman yea...

Homecoming: A foreign term for some

By Mikayla Ostendorf

October 27, 2014


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With more than 9,800 international students at the University there are many differences between American culture and others. One such difference is Homecoming. “We don’t have football in France, just soccer,” said Benoit Coulan, an exchange graduate student who studies Business at ESCP Europe...

Belgian connection benefits Detry, Illini golf

Belgian connection benefits Detry, Illini golf

By Lauren Mroz

October 14, 2014


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Thomas Detry had only been to the United States three times before deciding to make Champaign, Illinois, his college home. Originally from Belgium, Detry grew up in Ukkel, a wealthy suburb of Brussels, where he was introduced to golf at a young age and started competing for the Belgian national team...