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Students express concern over Courtyard Cafe Starbucks

Students express concern over Courtyard Cafe Starbucks

By Aaron Navarro

October 27, 2015


Filed under News

Despite the apparent popularity of Starbucks on campus, some students have filed complaints to the Illini Union Student Programs & Activities office about the Starbucks in the Illini Union.The complaints, which have also been filed to the coffee shop itself, state the noise made by the baristas and machines ...

Espresso Royale Union location closes, new location to be opened in Grainger Engineering Library

Espresso Royale Union location closes, new location to be opened in Grainger Engineering Library

By Ben Lash

May 27, 2015


Filed under News

Tuesday marked the last day of business for the Espresso Royale located in the Illini Union Courtyard Café.After operating there since the mid-1990s, the shop will be replaced by a Starbucks, which will open in the coming school year.Some students said they are excited about the change and happy Starbucks ...

Annual Boneyard Arts Festival launches on campus Thursday

Annual Boneyard Arts Festival launches on campus Thursday

April 8, 2015


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Champaign’s 40 North will kick off its annual Boneyard Arts Festival on Thursday, with the University campus as its first stop before visiting the rest of Champaign county. The festival, which is presented annually by 40 North Champaign County Arts Council, is in its 13th year and has been growing ra...

Illinois poverty needs government attention

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

February 12, 2015


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At a university where we are privileged with the opportunity to receive a higher education, where we have a campus home to go back to and several other University resources at our fingertips, sometimes it’s hard for us students to put a face to poverty in Champaign-Urbana. But if you step off camp...