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How companies cook up food trends

By Susan Szuch January 22, 2015

Everything from kale and Greek yogurt to gluten-free cookies and microbrews are now finding homes on supermarket shelves. What were once only available in high-class restaurants, farmer’s markets or...

Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells a variety of baked goods at her business, Sugar by Sarah.

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

By Alexander Vassiliadis December 1, 2014

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at...

Alpha Gamma Rho hosted their 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” at The Canopy Club on Wednesday night. 

Alpha Gamma Rho’s “Foxy Lady” philanthropy raises money for cancer patient

By Taylor Lucero November 20, 2014

This Wednesday concluded the 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” presented by Alpha Gamma Rho at The Canopy Club. The Foxy Lady Contest had 12 different sorority members...

Kristy Theisen, sophomore in Education, finds part-time employment at Orange Leaf, a vibrant, new frozen yogurt franchise.

Orange Leaf: A dessert lover’s dream come true

By Annabeth Carlson October 20, 2014

I’d like to make a confession: I have a small dessert problem. Actually, it’s not that small. It’s an “I-can’t-survive-a-single-day-without-it” kind of problem. To me, a meal is just not complete...

Cinema, spice and everything nice

Cinema, spice and everything nice

December 10, 2013

It’s that time of year again. It is finally socially acceptable to watch all of your favorite holiday movies on repeat. But what’s a movie without a delicious snack to go along with it? Below you will...

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