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State Emergency Operations Center works to combat winter weather

December 28, 2015

By Vivienne HenningStaff WriterDue to flood and severe weather warnings throughout Southern and Central Illinois, non-profit organizations and state government are urging residents to take precautions.The...

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...

The Virginia Theatre continues impacting C-U community

The Virginia Theatre continues impacting C-U community
November 12, 2014

At night, The Virginia Theatre is lit by the dim lights recessed on the walls. The children on stage rehearsing for “A Christmas Story” present a far different scene from the vaudeville shows of yesteryear....

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community
September 3, 2014

By seeking out the unique voices of Champaign-Urbana, the Humans of Champaign-Urbana project aims to share the stories and thoughts of local individuals one post at a time.  Stemming from Humans of New...

Champaign-Urbana and the University: An abbreviated history

University Hall was constructed in 1870 where the Illini Union is now. To the left is Harker Hall, the only remaining building from that time. 
May 28, 2014

You’re stepping foot on unfamiliar land — land that you know close to nothing about.  That never happened to me, I grew up in Central Illinois. I’m comfortable here. The corn, the history, the people...

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