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John Milton Gregory: the University’s father

John Milton Gregory's grave is placed between Altgeld Hall and the David Dodds Henry Administration Building. Several other University presidents are also buried on campus, including Burrill.
November 10, 2014

While students may know of Alma Mater, the University’s maternal figure, the University’s “father” does not receive as much attention. The University’s founding father and first president, John...

The Impressions of Allen Kleiner

Allen Kleiner, freshman in computer science engineering, balances his education with greek life and a capella groups. 
April 28, 2014

Freshman in Engineering Allen Kleiner knew he wanted to rush a fraternity prior to arriving on campus. However, he didn’t expect to feel so welcomed by the brothers of Theta Chi. “I didn’t expect...

Campus Tunnels: An Underground World of Connections

Campus Tunnels: An Underground World of Connections
March 11, 2014

Clip-clop. Clip-clop. The shoes of Bethany Cutts, assistant professor in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, hit the ground and reverberated through the tunnel, the echo bouncing off its cold,...

MTD rerouting service on Thursday

January 16, 2014

Champaign-Urbana MTD is rerouting service on First Street starting Thursday. The reroute is due to utility work on First Street between Peabody Drive and Gregory Drive and is expected to last three months. Reroute...

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