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Students rejoice through multiple holiday celebrations

Students rejoice through multiple holiday celebrations

By Maddie Galassi

December 25, 2014

Christmas is quickly approaching, and for some University students, the holiday season is twice as joyous. While it is not always a holiday celebrated strictly for religious purposes, some students celebrate not only Christmas, but other holidays as well to celebrate multiple faiths. Allie Wessel, fre...

Ideas to perfect the art of gift wrapping

Ideas to perfect the art of gift wrapping

By Annabeth Carlson

December 22, 2014

As a kid, wrapping Christmas presents was not my strong suit, and it was not my dad’s either. Each year he would ask me to wrap his presents for my mom. They always turned out interesting to say the least. Once I used an entire roll of paper on one gift, and another time I was so frustrated I gave my...

Cream & Flutter sweetens up for the holidays.

Cream & Flutter sweetens up for the holidays.

December 8, 2014

Known for its gourmet cupcakes, Cream & Flutter is transforming the way the local community thinks of sweet treats.  Located in the heart of downtown Champaign at 114 N Walnut St., customers can find a wide variety of sweets, such as cookies, homemade macarons and marshmallows, along with custo...