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Students should venture off campus

August 9, 2016

The end of spring semester is approaching and for many students at the University, this means it's time to buckle down and write those term papers or finish that group project you’ve been putting off...

Two Urbana residents arrested for armed robbery of a pizza

November 1, 2015

Two Urbana residents were arrested Saturday on the charges of armed robbery after robbing a victim of a pizza, according to an Urbana Police report.Urbana police were dispatched to the intersection of...

CUMTD to add new buses to fleet

Students getting on a MTD bus at the bus stop in front of Illini Union Bookstore on October 12, 2015.
October 13, 2015

Any student who has ever missed the 22 Illini before an 8 a.m. class will appreciate the addition of new buses to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s fleet.CUMTD was granted $7.8 million from...

MTD adds new campus route, proposes changes for the fall

A student boards the 220N bus at the Transit Plaza.
May 25, 2015

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District has proposed changes to many of its bus routes and is looking to increase fares for this fall.On Wednesday, MTD held a public hearing at the Illinois Terminal...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

May 10, 2015

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major...

MTD server updates Wednesday

January 10, 2015

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will begin upgrading their bus servers at 8 p.m. Wednesday. During this time, the servers will be unavailable on every platform, including the MTD’s website,...

MTD begins fall break schedule

November 22, 2014

The Champaign-Urbana MTD Bus Service schedule will be reduced over the fall break and have no service on Thanksgiving day. Buses will beginning operating on the regular schedule Dec. 1. Saturday, Nov....

Jumpstarting your relationship with CUMTD

Riders board a MTD bus across the street from the Illini Union on Sunday, October 19, 2008.
July 26, 2014

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has 647 total buildings, covering an area of 7.1 square miles, which makes it difficult to walk from one side of the campus to another. Most students rely...

Get the most of C-U on a student’s budget

July 26, 2014

It may be in the middle of East Central Illinois, but Champaign-Urbana has a lot going on. And with the twin cities being popularly termed a “micro-urban community,” the costs for many leisure and...

MTD buses provide rides to students on and off campus

May 28, 2014

When there’s somewhere you need to go, whether you are rushing for class or heading out for the night, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, commonly known as MTD, buses will get you there. Especially...

Pebble Smart Watch allows students hands-free communication

Pebble Smart Watch can connect to any device that supports iOS or Android systems via Bluetooth to notify its user of any incoming calls, messages, e-mails and more. Some University students — participants in engineering courses, a campus workshop and a Twitter campaign — have received free watches.
May 6, 2014

Many engineering students have been spotted wearing the same watch on campus, and it’s not an accident. Pebble Smart Watch has a black-and-white e-paper display. It can connect to any device that supports...

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school
February 11, 2014

At the beginning of each semester, thousands of students arrive on campus, bringing with them heaps of clothes, treasured pictures of loved ones, and, although perhaps unknowingly, items that they will...

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