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CU Paranormal Society seeks the spiritual world

October 18, 2015

While some spend the few weeks leading up to Halloween running away from ghosts, one group of locals is running toward them.The Champaign Urbana Paranormal Society searches for evidence of the paranormal...

Cult classics bring unique horror to Shocktober

October 14, 2015

There may not be a late-night double feature at the Art Theater this weekend, but there will be a time warp.Illini Student Musicals (ISM) will be performing “The Rocky Horror Show” at 10 p.m. Friday...

Humans vs. Zombies: A chilling game of tag

Humans vs. Zombies: A chilling game of tag
April 29, 2015

It was a night near Halloween. The humans scurried toward the hill in the Arboretum in hopes of completing their final mission. With only the moon as their source of light, they began building a fort they...

Teal Pumpkin Project promotes food allergy awareness

October 30, 2014

This Halloween, families are opting out of the traditional orange pumpkins for teal-painted ones to help raise awareness about food allergies. The new tradition is called the Teal Pumpkin Project, with...

Pun-Loving Costumes

Pun-Loving Costumes
October 30, 2014

Stretch your linguistic muscles and don’t be afraid to look like an idiom this Halloween — all you need is some craftiness, and you’ll be sew ready to show off your threads (and leave your friends...

Halloween events, activities around town

October 28, 2014

Tuesday, Oct. 28 Event name: Halloweentown Movie Screening Location: The Courtyard Cafe at the Illini Union Time: 7 p.m. Cost: Free Description: An event featuring a free movie screening, photo booth,...

Illini Pole Fitness hosts third annual Halloween Showcase

October 26, 2014

On Sunday, Illini Pole Fitness will host its third annual Halloween Showcase. This event is not only meant to feature the various Illini Pole Fitness performers, but to also spread some Halloween spirit....

The Art Theater Co-op to host horror movie marathon

October 24, 2014

Screams may escape the horror film fanatics inside downtown Champaign’s The Art Theater Co-op tonight. The theater will kick off another Halloween-themed event to celebrate their second Shocktober Film...

Immersed in Ink Tattoo Arts and Horror Festival brings pre-Halloween horror to Champaign-Urbana

October 9, 2014

While Halloween may still be a few weeks out, the Immersed in Ink Tattoo Arts and Horror Festival is bringing the creepy atmosphere to Champaign-Urbana starting Friday with live tattooing, body suspension...

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean
April 29, 2014

Whether students at the University are cramming for an exam, struggling through a long day of classes after a night out or simply trying to wake up, they usually turn to the one thing that has the perfect...

Champaign mayor: ‘The goal is to keep people out of trouble’ on Unofficial

Don Gerard
March 5, 2014

With Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day coming up this Friday, The Daily Illini sat down with Champaign Mayor Don Gerard to discuss the event. The Daily Illini: What are your thoughts on Unofficial St. Patrick’s...

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