The Daily Illini

More than the movies: 17th Ebertfest brings sense of community

The Champaign Park District announced the lineup for performances at the Virginia Theatre for the 2017 to 2018 season. Performers include ZZ Top and Lily Tomlin.

By Annabeth Carlson, Assistant features editor

April 20, 2015

In The Virginia Theatre’s gold, ornate rooms, the aroma of popcorn wafted through the air Wednesday night as people socialized and took programs from ushers. Outside, the theatre’s sign illuminated the reason behind the commotion: 17th annual Ebertfest. Ebertfest, founded by the late-movie critic and Univ...

CCC approves housing development near Parkland, new technology contract

By Taylor Goldenstein

September 7, 2011

Parkland College students will see more housing open up after summer 2012. An ordinance regarding the development of multi-family residential buildings not far from the community college were approved at Tuesday’s Champaign City Council meeting. The 111-unit residential development will be located at 1910 a...