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UI to hold 9th dance marathon

UI to hold 9th dance marathon

By Michael Semaca

March 17, 2016


Filed under News

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 Children’s Miracle Network across the country.The University is no exception; since 2007, stu...

12 hours for the kids

12 hours for the kids

By Bella Jackson

April 15, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

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 at the St. John’s Children’s Hospital in Springfield.  Dance Marathon, a nationwide organizat...