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Simple DIY holiday gifts to make

Try this easy gift idea. 
December 11, 2014

This holiday season, providing family and friends with gifts doesn’t need to mean breaking the bank. With mason jars and other easily accessible items, these DIY gifts are both thoughtful and simple. Hot...

Polyvinyl set to release Vol. 2 of 4-Track Singles Series

Vinyl records stack the shelves of Polyvinyl Record Co.'s offices in downtown Champaign.
November 18, 2014

It all started in 1994 with two high school sweethearts, a love of music and Polyvinyl Press, a self-published mini-magazine (“fanzine”) about local, underground music. At the time, Matt Lunsford and...

Fall DIY: Spice up more than your lattes

Gourd candleholders and glitter pumpkins (pictured here) are two relatively inexpensive fall-themed crafts that can add some seasonal flair to your home decor. 
October 7, 2014

When the leaves begin to fall, the outside temperature drops 20 degrees in a night, and stores fill with pumpkins and Halloween costumes, there’s no question that fall has arrived. But aside from all...

Room decor makes room unique to you

August 14, 2014

Move-in Day is your first opportunity to make your dorm room your new home. In addition to bringing the essentials — clothes, pillow, laundry supplies, alarm clock — you should bring things that make...

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