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Urbana Free Library: 140 years of community services

Urbana Free Library: 140 years of community services
January 26, 2015

The Urbana Free Library wasn’t always free. Two years before its conception in July of 1874, it began as the Young Men’s Library Association, a fee-based organization. “When (the library) became...

Team Corn Stars backpacks through Europe in Red Bull competition

Kailey Luzbetak, Dave Smulson and Tim Lalla carry Red Bull cases to London, England. The students are members of the Corn Stars team in the 2014 Red Bull Can You Make It competition.
April 7, 2014

University students Kailey Luzbetak and Dave Smulson, seniors in LAS, and Tim Lalla, senior in Engineering, are backpacking through Europe using only cases of Red Bull as currency for transportation, food...

Restaurant Week to feature special deals at local eateries

January 23, 2014

For college students, spending $9 for chips and a burrito from Chipotle can feel like a splurge, as they pinch pennies to also afford tuition and textbooks. But from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, the Champaign Center...

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