The Daily Illini

Jumpstarting your relationship with CUMTD

Riders board a MTD bus across the street from the Illini Union on Sunday, October 19, 2008.

By Earn Saenmuk

July 26, 2014

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has 647 total buildings, covering an area of 7.1 square miles, which makes it difficult to walk from one side of the campus to another. Most students rely on Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD) buses to commute. There are many different lines o...

When practice makes nearly perfect

Illinois’ Charlie Danielson sinks a putt at the Big Ten Championships. Danielson tied for the individual Big Ten championship this weekend.

June 30, 2014

For Charlie Danielson, one of the best collegiate golfers in America, the game is not a game, at least not fun and games. Oh, there are moments of exhilaration — shooting a career-low score to finish as an honorable mention All-American at the NCAA Championships as a freshman. Most times, though, golf for t...

UI could improve food sustainability efforts through Real Food Challenge campaign

December 11, 2013

Editor’s note: This letter is a response to the previous article, “UI Dining Services uses local, sustainable sources,” published in the Dec. 5, 2013, edition of The Daily Illini.   I think it’s great that the University of Illinois has gone trayless, begun to recycle glass and divert leftove...

Salsa dancing craze sweeps across C-U

Sam and Nori Komorita of Champaign look on as David Lin, the owner and dance instructor at The Regent Ballroom in Savoy, demonstrates a salsa step with Nancy Bamnann of Lincoln, Ill. Friday night at The Regent. Lauren Lenkowski

By Megan Anderson

August 31, 2004

Hot pink and red lights illuminate couples as they move on the dance floor. Hips sway, feet turn and heads dip to rhythmic, fast-paced music that flows from one song into the next. Although salsa dancing is not new to Champaign-Urbana, it has recently exploded in popularity with local nightclubs hosting ...