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New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes
April 6, 2015

Videos and memes have become increasingly popular and can be seen almost everywhere on the web. A new app, Trio, allows users to create them on their own device by choosing different multimedia from across...

Ello offers social-network users simplicity, privacy

October 20, 2014

In contrast to other platforms like Facebook and Twitter, Ello is a newly-established social network which brands itself as “simple, beautiful, and (an) ad-free social network.” After initially starting...

University graduate takes card players through the seasons with design

Alexander Chin, 2011 alumnus, has designed SEASONS, an artistic series of playing cards that mimic that passing of time. After using private funding and crowd-sourcing such as Kickstarter, Chin hopes to release the sets by the holiday season.
September 29, 2014

The playing cards that Alexander Chin designs aren’t suited for college drinking games. Instead, the cards are made as collectors’ items, valued for their artistic appeal. Chin is the creator and...

Unseen app allows anonymous photo-sharing

Unseen app allows anonymous photo-sharing
September 16, 2014

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. These are just a few of the popular social media giants and apps out there today. However, a new app is on the rise on college campuses across the country. Known as the “Anti-Facebook”...

Illini land lasting memories with highly-competitive internships

Cristina Valdez stands in the United Nations' Security Council Chamber in New York City in June. Valdez was one of the few applicants accepted into the U.N.'s internship program this last summer.
August 26, 2014

Every year, summer internships can give University students the opportunity to do everything from meeting international diplomats to feeding seals through these opportunities. Companies and organizations...

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