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Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter, Bob Woodward, giving the inaugural speech for The New Lincoln Lectures at Foellinger Auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

Bob Woodward speaks at UI on Lincoln's life, own experiences

By Aaron Navarro January 27, 2016

Before Bob Woodward could delve into how Abraham Lincoln relates to the 21st century during a lecture at Foellinger Auditorium on Tuesday, he addressed his outfit choice.“I do not have a coat and tie...

Nate Ruess of the band Fun performs during the Inaugural Ball on Monday, January 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. 

Nate Ruess, lead singer of fun., to perform at Foelllinger

By Daily Illini Staff Report September 15, 2015

Indie-pop vocalist Nate Ruess, and lead singer of the band fun., will take the stage at Foellinger Auditorium Oct. 11 in a show organized by Star Course, the University’s student-run concert productions...

UI Black Greek Council Showcase shows off student dance performances

By Natalie Stewart April 21, 2015

On Saturday, UI’s Black Greek Council put on the first BGC Showcase as part of their inaugural Black Greek Picnic weekend. At the showcase, which was in Foellinger Auditorium, several fraternities and...

Black Greek Council presents first Greek Picnic weekend

By Natalie Stewart April 16, 2015

The University’s Black Greek Council is bringing something new to campus with its first Greek Picnic weekend. The Greek Picnic, which is occurring in place of the annual “Step Down” competition,...

Mac DeMarco creates intimate solo act at Foellinger

October 30, 2014

Mac DeMarco’s strong vocals were in full throttle last night as he performed a rare solo show at the Foellinger Auditorium. Without any additional instrumental backing, DeMarco held together a beautiful,...

A Mac DeMarco photo session at The Echo in Silver Lake.

Q&A with Mac DeMarco on his chamber of reflection

October 29, 2014

From Montreal to Brooklyn, Mac DeMarco has quickly turned into a laid-back, surf-rock sensation with a propensity for songwriting. His most recent album, “Salad Days,” placed No. 11 on Billboards US...

Sky Ferreira to perform at Foellinger Auditorium

October 23, 2014

After touring on former Disney star Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour, Sky Ferreira’s synthpop and indie rock style hit the mainstream. At 8 p.m., the singer-songwriter will take to the stage at Foellinger...

Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.’s Nu Delta chapter rehearse on Tuesday night in the ARC for their performance in the 2014 Stepdown Show. Saturday’s show will have one of the largest represented list of performers in the event’s history.

‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

By Amelia Mugavero April 17, 2014

In the annual Stepdown Show, members of Black Greek sororities and fraternities will make their voices heard through dance, acting and step performances. This year, two voices of the newly completed “Divine...

Guest lecturer to reveal intersection of science, creativity, communication

By Annabeth Carlson April 9, 2014

Over the years, Foellinger Auditorium has presented a wide variety of established lecturers, scientists and performers, such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou and Bill Gates. This tradition will continue...

University Greeks to hit Foellinger’s stage for annual Atius-Sachem Mom’s Day Sing

University Greeks to hit Foellinger’s stage for annual Atius-Sachem Mom’s Day Sing

By Alexander Vassiliadis April 1, 2014

After weeks of rehearsals and bonding between several chapters in the University’s Greek community, fraternities and sororities will go head-to-head in a dance competition for the annual Atius-Sachem...

Fun in the Sun: The top 3 spring break destinations

Fun in the Sun: The top 3 spring break destinations

By Christen McGlynn March 20, 2014

Let the countdown begin. In just two short days, students will be ready for a constant flow of sunshine, booze, friends and, most importantly, no exams. The typical college stigma of endless partying is...

Mark Demkovich, graduate student in LAS, remains calm while multiple lubber grasshoppers crawl across him at Morrill Hall.

Annual Insect Fear Film Festival to displace fears, stereotypes

By Saher Khan February 20, 2014

Flesh-eating grasshoppers and moth infestations are what attendees will view on the big screen at 31st Annual Insect Fear Film Festival, which will take place at Foellinger Auditorium on Saturday. The...

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