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Cashew at the Planter’s NUTmobile

Taylor Higgins, current Peanutter and 2014 University alumnae, has been traveling in the NUTmobile since June 2014.

January 28, 2015

The campus squirrels will get a treat on Wednesday when the Planter’s NUTmobile makes a stop at Daniel and Wright.  Mr. Peanut and the Peanutters will be recruiting for next years’ Peanutter positions.  Taylor Higgins, a 2014 University alumnae, has been traveling through 15 western states in t...

Urbana Free Library: 140 years of community services

Urbana Free Library: 140 years of community services

January 26, 2015

The Urbana Free Library wasn’t always free. Two years before its conception in July of 1874, it began as the Young Men’s Library Association, a fee-based organization. “When (the library) became part of the city, the city took over responsibility of funding it, and they have property taxes that pa...

Illinois volleyball remains undefeated through Illini Classic

August 31, 2014

The No. 11 Illinois volleyball team made a statement with its play in the Illini Classic this weekend.  The Illini came away from the weekend with a 3-0 record that included sweeps of Long Beach State on Friday, Southern Illinois on Saturday morning and No. 20 North Carolina on Saturday night. The ...