The Daily Illini

Sifting through the VHS bin at the Found Footage Festival

The hosts, Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, open the Found Footage Festival, where they share VHS videos they find and collect. 

By Lillian Barkley

November 12, 2014

For most, VHS tapes are dusty memories in a forgotten box, technologically obsolete. But for Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher, creators of the Found Footage Festival, the tapes are a comedic gold mine. The 10-year anniversary tour will be at The Art Theatre Co-op in downtown Champaign on Wednesday a...

She’s the First supports girls’ educations in underprivileged countries

Maggie Klinge, sophomore in social work, sells cupcakes on the Quad to raise money for “She’s the First” on Tuesday.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 29, 2014

A Registered Student Organization at the University called She’s the First is working to provide girls in developing countries with the same educational opportunities available to students in the U.S. She’s the First is a national, nonprofit organization sponsoring girls from underprivileged countries to b...