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“Pocket Points” comes to UIUC

“Pocket Points” comes to UIUC

By Samantha Jones Toal

September 28, 2015

Students who are tempted to reach for their cell phones during class may have a new reason to focus after downloading Pocket Points.Pocket Points is a new app, available for iPhone and Android users, that recently made its way to the University. The app is designed to discourage students from using th...

Starbucks to open at Illini Union Bookstore in March

Starbucks to open at Illini Union Bookstore in March

January 27, 2014

A Starbucks store is set to open at the Illini Union Bookstore in late March. This is the first of three University-operated Starbucks franchises that will open over a three-year period. Another Starbucks store will open in the Illini Union, said Scott McCartney, senior associate director for retail operation...