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Sifting through the VHS bin at the Found Footage Festival

Sifting through the VHS bin at the Found Footage Festival

By Lillian Barkley

November 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

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

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

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 29, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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...