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"Sister, Sister" star Tia Mowry to speak on campus Thursday

Tia Mowry, right, and sister Tamera Mowry attend the NBC Universal TCA 2011 Press Tour All-Star Party at the SLS Hotel, in Los Angeles, California, August 1, 2011. (Baxter/Abaca Press/MCT)

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 29, 2016

"Sister, Sister" star Tia Mowry, speaking on campus ThursdayTia Mowry will be speaking at the Illini Union Thursday, March 31.JT The "Sister, Sister" star will engage in a Q&A moderated by Isabel Kadiri, the vice president of programs for the Illini Union Board, and Tekita Bankhead, the assistant director of the Bruce D. Nesbi...

Local celebrities support Summer Youth Employment Program by volunteering at Merry Ann’s Diner fundraiser

Steve Gardner, a financial planner, chats with a customer at Merry Ann's Diner on Tuesday, June 2.

By Mariah Schaefer

June 2, 2015

A fundraiser featuring local celebrities helped out the Summer Youth Employment Program this week. This was the second year the event, hosted by Merry Ann's Diner, has been held. “Merry Ann’s Diner Celebrity Server and Chef Fundraiser,” took place at the restaurant's Main Street location o...