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UI to hold 9th dance marathon

UI to hold 9th dance marathon

By Michael Semaca March 17, 2016

Each year, national organization Dance Marathon manages to get thousands of college students dancing for a cause.Founded in 1991 at Indiana University, the organization has raised millions of dollars for...

The Illinithon executive board visits with a St. John's Children's Hospital patient in Springfield. The annual dance marathon, which will take place Saturday, aids children at this hospitalĀ 

12 hours for the kids

By Bella Jackson April 15, 2015

At noon on Saturday, almost 500 students will start dancing in the Illini Union. The music, energy and movement will continue until midnight. But during that time, they will raise money for children treated...

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