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New group fitness class makes hearts POUND

David Robertson, senior in Media, will be teaching the POUND class at the ARC this semester. The class will be a new addition to the group fitness options at Campus Rec.
January 20, 2015

A new group fitness class marches to the beat of its own drum.  The POUND class, which combines rhythmic drumming with high-impact workouts, will be taught by David Robertson at the ARC at 6 p.m. every...

Chiming Holiday Greetings

Chimesmaster Sue Woods practices on the chimes in Altgeld Hall.
December 9, 2014

The sounds of Altgeld Hall’s bells are an all too familiar sound across the Main Quad. On Monday, Chancellor Wise sent out a video reminding campus that those spirited tunes are not automated, but the...

‘Polaroid Stories’ mixes mythology with reality

University students in FAA rehearse
October 2, 2014

What happens when mythmaking collides with reality? That is the ultimate question in “Polaroid Stories,” a play with poetry, profanity and prostitutes that journeys into the lives of street youth on...

‘Yoga in the Gallery’ class brings zen to Illini Union

September 10, 2014

For the first time, students will be able to gaze at portraits in the Illini Union Art Gallery — while doing yoga. The Illini Union Board, in collaboration with Campus Recreation, will provide a free...

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean
April 29, 2014

Whether students at the University are cramming for an exam, struggling through a long day of classes after a night out or simply trying to wake up, they usually turn to the one thing that has the perfect...

Calligraphy classes share Japanese culture with CU community

Calligraphy workshop with Shozo Sato, an internationally renowned master of Japanese Zen arts, organized by the Japan House on Monday evening. He teaches his students how to write by putting his hand on students’ to guide them in writing.
April 8, 2014

Calligraphy can be considered a silent waltz with the brush. Shozo Sato, Japan House founder and professor emeritus of the University, takes the lead. Sato has returned to campus to teach a series of calligraphy...

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