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Altgeld Chimes Fundraisers

September 26, 2015

Students held a fundraiser on Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a $1 to $2 donation, the Altgeld bells became a jukebox and those that donated were able to request a song.

Local celebrities support Summer Youth Employment Program by volunteering at Merry Ann’s Diner fundraiser

Steve Gardner, a financial planner, chats with a customer at Merry Ann's Diner on Tuesday, June 2.
June 2, 2015

A fundraiser featuring local celebrities helped out the Summer Youth Employment Program this week. This was the second year the event, hosted by Merry Ann's Diner, has been held. “Merry Ann’s...

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus
December 3, 2014

With corporations like Google, Facebook, Dell and Reddit beginning out of college dorm rooms, many college students have the ambition and resources to leave a lasting impact on their university.  Nonprofit...

Alpha Gamma Rho’s “Foxy Lady” philanthropy raises money for cancer patient

Alpha Gamma Rho hosted their 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” at The Canopy Club on Wednesday night. 
November 20, 2014

This Wednesday concluded the 40th annual “Foxy Lady Contest: Battle of the Sorority Girls!” presented by Alpha Gamma Rho at The Canopy Club. The Foxy Lady Contest had 12 different sorority members...

CU Out of the Darkness Walk aids suicide prevention

CU Out of the Darkness Walk aids suicide prevention
October 13, 2014

Melissa Sutherland’s eyes shifted between a sea of faces and a folded sheet of white paper. She stood on the plank of a park bench in Crystal Lake Park and twisted blue and green beads between her fingers....

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