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Pens to Lens film competition brings screenplays to life

Pens to Lens film competition brings screenplays to life

By Earn Saenmuk

July 14, 2014

A number of student screenwriters may soon see their vision on the silver screen as filmmakers, actors and artists in Central Illinois produce a number of films based on submissions to Pens to Lens, a screenwriting competition for students K-12. Participants had the opportunity to submit their screenplays unt...

Edible Book Festival presents books so good you can eat them

Edible Book Festival presents books so good you can eat them

By Annabeth Carlson

April 1, 2014

What do the titles “Life of Pi,” “Lord of the Flies” and “The Ugly Duckling” all have in common? Yes, they are books, but they were all also exhibited in last year’s Edible Book Festival. The annual festival, sponsored by the University Library and University YMCA, brings together book lovers...