The Daily Illini

Local toy drives provide gifts to kids for holidays

December 8, 2014

Three community organizations are coming together to provide toys and gift opportunities for local children and promote the spirit of giving to others during the holiday. These organizations are the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, the University’s Office of Volunteer Programs and the Crisis Nursery. E...

Cultural center outreach event celebrates Kwanzaa

December 10, 2013

During the peak of the American civil rights movement in the 1960s, California State University professor Maulana Karenga conceptualized a now well-known winter holiday. Karenga saw the push for equality as an opportunity for everyone of African descent in African-American culture to get in touch wi...