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Curtis Orchard: A family for owner Joyce Curtis

Curtis Orchard: A family for owner Joyce Curtis

By Annabeth Carlson

October 8, 2014

To most people in the Champaign-Urbana area, the Curtis Orchard is a successful apple orchard and pumpkin patch business.  But to co-owner Joyce Curtis, it is much more than that. It is a place where she used to raise confined hogs with her husband of 58 years, Paul. It is a place where she works alon...

International students find oppportunities on campus during thanksgiving break

November 21, 2013

There’s no place like home. But when home is thousands of miles away, sometimes it’s OK to put the trip off and relax a little in a different place. Instead of going home or going on vacation over Thanksgiving break, some international students at the University choose to stay on campus or partic...