The Daily Illini

State Emergency Operations Center works to combat winter weather

By Vivienne Henning

December 28, 2015


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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 office of Governor Bruce Rauner sent a press release today, detailing the state's response to loca...

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 her business — Sugar by Sarah. Sugar by Sarah operates primarily out of the year-round Urbana M...

The Virginia Theatre continues impacting C-U community

The Virginia Theatre continues impacting C-U community

November 12, 2014


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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. The big names haven’t stopped coming to the theater, but even the smaller names still get th...

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

September 3, 2014


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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 York, Humans of Champaign-Urbana uses a Facebook page, currently with over 1000 likes, to post the portr...

Champaign-Urbana and the University: An abbreviated history

Champaign-Urbana and the University: An abbreviated history

May 28, 2014


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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 — I’ve known it all and loved it all for my whole life. I know close to everything there is...