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Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells a variety of baked goods at her business, Sugar by Sarah.
December 1, 2014

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at...

Orange Leaf: A dessert lover’s dream come true

Kristy Theisen, sophomore in Education, finds part-time employment at Orange Leaf, a vibrant, new frozen yogurt franchise.
October 20, 2014

I’d like to make a confession: I have a small dessert problem. Actually, it’s not that small. It’s an “I-can’t-survive-a-single-day-without-it” kind of problem. To me, a meal is just not complete...

Champaign-Urbana provides a summer-time home for SUSI 2014 participants

Abdoul Gassim Toure spent six weeks touring the country this summer through the Global Institute for Secondary Educators, one of three programs in the country. 
September 10, 2014

Abdoul Gassim Toure had never been to the United States before applying to take part in Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) 2014. The course boldly stated it would give educators from around the world the...

Illini hockey remains homeless for September

The Illinois Ice Arena is closed, leaving the Illini Hockey Club without a place in Champaign-Urbana to practice.
September 4, 2014

The Illini Hockey Club is without a home — at least for the month of September.  With the Ice Arena shut down due to mechanical issues, the team has held its first six practices in Bloomington and currently...

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