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C-U area offers off-campus escapes

Containers filled with squash and pumpkins are seen in front of rows of apple trees, sans apples, at Curtis Orchards

By Lillian Barkley, Features editor

May 25, 2016

Campus has lots to offer but if you run out of things to do, look to Champaign-Urbana for fun as well.

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells a variety of baked goods at her business, Sugar by Sarah.

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 1, 2014

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at her business โ€” Sugar by Sarah. Sugar by Sarah operates primarily out of the year-round Urbana M...

Illinois vs. Iowa: Three matchups to watch

Illinois' Clayton Fejedelem tackles Ohio State's Warren Ball during the game at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Nov. 1. The Illini lost 55-14.

By Sam Sherman

November 13, 2014

Illinois football plays three more games this season, all in the state of Illinois. After two consecutive home games, the Illini travel to Evanston to take on Northwestern. This weekend they are facing off against the Iowa Hawkeyes who โ€” like the Illini โ€” got shellacked in their last game, losin...