The Daily Illini

Changing the purpose of commercials

Changing the purpose of commercials

By Rebecca Kapolnek

February 3, 2015

On Sunday night, the nation was huddled around TVs, eating wings, drinking beer and fighting over which team would take home the Super Bowl ring. The game was the main focus of the evening and the victorious New England Patriots were the talk of the night. However, I believe that some of the commercia...

Crunchbutton, campus’s newest food delivery app, offers options from non-delivery restaurants

October 13, 2014

Students can now avoid the long lines at restaurants like Chipotle, Dunkin’ Donuts and Panda Express by having orders delivered right to their doorstep through the new food delivery app, Crunchbutton.  Crunchbutton allows University students to have orders catered from campus restaurants that do not alre...

UI alum serves as long-time influence on local music scene

UI alum serves as long-time influence on local music scene

By Bridget Hynes

February 11, 2014

Ward Gollings, who now books bands to play at venues such as The Highdive and Cowboy Monkey, has been involved in the music scene in Champaign-Urbana since his college years at the University in the late ‘80s. It was here that his best friend and roommate at the time, Chris Corpora, introduced him t...