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New group fitness class makes hearts POUND

New group fitness class makes hearts POUND

By Lillian Barkley

January 20, 2015


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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 Thursday. Robertson, senior in Media, said the workout is “totally something new and inventive t...

Chiming Holiday Greetings

Chiming Holiday Greetings

By Saher Khan

December 9, 2014


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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 workings of the University’s chimes players. Tucked inside a cozy room at the top of Altgeld Hall Tower,...

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

By Stephanie Kim

September 10, 2014


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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 yoga class with a certified instructor from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The class is a part o...

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

By Christen McGlynn

April 29, 2014


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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 amount of caffeine — coffee.  With a variety of options available on campus, how is one to ch...

Calligraphy classes share Japanese culture with CU community

Calligraphy classes share Japanese culture with CU community

By Stephanie Kim

April 8, 2014


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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 classes at the Japan House.  With a degree in multiple Japanese arts — including tea ceremony...