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A sports columnist’s mailbag: Uncle Sam wants you

A sports columnist’s mailbag: Uncle Sam wants you

November 21, 2014

The two mailbags I’ve done this year for The Daily Illini have been fun. I have enjoyed them so much that after a lengthy (about 10 minutes total) discussion with my superiors, it has been decided that I will turn the mailbag into a weekly segment entitled: “A sports columnist’s mailbag." Keep send...

Blind Summit Theatre brings “The Table” to Krannert

Blind Summit Theatre brings “The Table” to Krannert

By Elizabeth Dye

October 22, 2014

Blind Summit Theatre, whose colossal 60-foot tall Voldemort puppet performed at the 2012 London Olympics, has returned to the United States from England with a tour that includes one 2-foot tall, three-man-operated puppet and a table as the prop. Inspired by both British playwrights and world religion, “The Table...

Ello offers social-network users simplicity, privacy

By Taylor Lucero

October 20, 2014

In contrast to other platforms like Facebook and Twitter, Ello is a newly-established social network which brands itself as “simple, beautiful, and (an) ad-free social network.” After initially starting as a private social network, Ello created a public version of the site after an increase in i...