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50Diamonds Photography captures college life on University campus

This photo was taken by 50Diamonds founder Elijah Okpogie at the Heartland Music Festival in March.

April 2, 2014

Whether it is taking advantage of Tuesday night’s drink specials or rolling around in hay at a barn dance, University students create memories to look back on long after their college years have passed. Now, those memories can be captured through 50Diamonds Photography. 50Diamonds Photography is an on-...

Canopy Club hosts variety of DJs at 1st Heartland Festival

Frankie Sanchez DJs for a sold-out crowd at the Canopy Club in Urbana on Friday. He was part of the first ever Heartland Music Festival, which took place during Unofficial weekend.  

March 10, 2014

“We have been waiting for this weekend,” said Josh Golden, manager of performing artist, Frankie Sanchez, to The Canopy Club’s packed audience Saturday night. “And this is the best weekend we have ever had.” On Friday and Saturday night, The Canopy Club hosted its first-ever Heartland Music Fes...

Heartland Music Festival to take place Friday

Heartland Music Festival to take place Friday

March 6, 2014

As students from other college campuses visit the University for Unofficial weekend, The Canopy Club’s Heartland Music Festival hopes to unite both these visitors and University students in a safe environment, through a common passion: music. On Friday and Saturday night, various performers will pe...