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Qdoba caters to campus’ Mexican crave

Qdoba caters to campus’ Mexican crave

November 5, 2014

Starting this week, visitors of the Illini Union can hear the chanting of “Come buy a burrito at Qdoba!” echoing from the northwest corner of the basement floor.  After leaving its Green Street location in 2013, Qdoba Mexican Grill has returned just down the street in the Illini Union food court...

Crunchbutton, campus’s newest food delivery app, offers options from non-delivery restaurants

October 13, 2014

Students can now avoid the long lines at restaurants like Chipotle, Dunkin’ Donuts and Panda Express by having orders delivered right to their doorstep through the new food delivery app, Crunchbutton.  Crunchbutton allows University students to have orders catered from campus restaurants that do not alre...

Navigating nightlife

Navigating nightlife

By Mara Shapiro

September 22, 2014

A variety of venues make up campus nightlife in Champaign-Urbana. From beer gardens to the sticky floors of KAM’S, there are numerous ways for students to unwind after another school week.  But within three weeks of its launch, some students have begun to welcome a new app, Zondr, to their phones’ home scr...

Restaurant Week to feature special deals at local eateries

January 23, 2014

For college students, spending $9 for chips and a burrito from Chipotle can feel like a splurge, as they pinch pennies to also afford tuition and textbooks. But from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, the Champaign Center Partnership is presenting the 4th Annual Center City Restaurant Week, promoting various meal deals ...

26 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Going to College

December 17, 2013

1 | The cafeteria food isn’t always the best. University dining charges about twice as much Chipotle and tastes about twice as worse. 2 | Some new friendships will grow, while others will fade. Chances are the friends you met on the first week of school are not the friends you’ll carry throughout c...