The Daily Illini

Don’t sleep on Illini football

August 29, 2014

Illinois football opens its season Saturday at 11:00 a.m. against the Penguins of Youngstown State. Can you feel the excitement? I can't. I’m starting to get the feeling that many Illinois students will be fighting their hangovers in bed Saturday morning instead of heading out to Memorial Stadium to su...

C-U offers big city shopping options in small town setting

Sara Hudson, owner of Dandelion, displays a dress from her shop. Hudson opened the shop in downtown Champaign 18 years ago, determined to make a living doing something she loved.

By Sarah Soenke

August 14, 2014

Even though it’s over 120 miles away from any urban area, Champaign-Urbana has its own micro collection of eclectic shopping boutiques for the fashionable Illini to explore and frequent. Unique, vintage stores can even be found right on campus. There will always be the Market Place Shopping Center in C...