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Stylish student creates personal advising service

Maddie Dolinsky, a sophmore in LAS, offers fashion advising to other students for free. Dolinsky uses a website called Polyvore to create outfits for clients.

By Megan Bradley, Contributing writer

October 12, 2017

Maddie Dolinsky, sophomore in LAS, has always been passionate about fashion. She loves it so much that she provides students with guidance to redesign their style and wardrobe. “I want to help people find a sense of style that they never knew they had before and get them to try new things,” she...

Cream & Flutter sweetens up for the holidays.

Cream & Flutter releases its holiday catalogue filled with sweets such as gourmet candies, homemade caramels, peppermint bark and mini pies.

December 8, 2014

Known for its gourmet cupcakes, Cream & Flutter is transforming the way the local community thinks of sweet treats.  Located in the heart of downtown Champaign at 114 N Walnut St., customers can find a wide variety of sweets, such as cookies, homemade macarons and marshmallows, along with custo...

The next step

By Daken Fee

December 4, 2013

Robert Petrea is a bilateral above-knee amputee who lost his legs when he was 25 years old. With the help of prosthetics, he was able to walk for 10 years beginning in 1978. He stopped using his prosthetics in 1988 because they hurt him too much. “If you used the prosthetic devices as a tool, they were...