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MCORE project unveiled

An MCORE open house revealed plans for construction on the University's campus. This is a photo illustration of how Green Street will be designed after construction is finished.
September 21, 2015

Major construction is scheduled to begin on campus next fall, as Green Street will see the addition of a protected bike lane, a new entrance to the Illini Union and a transit boarding island.The cities...

University RSOs gain followers through friendship, school pride

August 19, 2015

The University has a reputation for being an extremely large, diverse campus, and their RSOs follow the same trend. But what distinguishes an organization from gaining a small or large following? 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...

University graduate takes card players through the seasons with design

Alexander Chin, 2011 alumnus, has designed SEASONS, an artistic series of playing cards that mimic that passing of time. After using private funding and crowd-sourcing such as Kickstarter, Chin hopes to release the sets by the holiday season.
September 29, 2014

The playing cards that Alexander Chin designs aren’t suited for college drinking games. Instead, the cards are made as collectors’ items, valued for their artistic appeal. Chin is the creator and...

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