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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 will perform “The Table,” starring a cantankerous puppet, on Wednesday through Friday at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

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...