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Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

By Emily Scott

April 14, 2015

On a warm April evening, Durl and Jan Kruse relaxed with their friends after they finished a Japanese-fusion meal at the Red Herring, Urbana’s first all-vegan restaurant. Jan showed off two loyalty cards covered in little red herring-shaped stamps.  “I’m saving this one for a friend,” she said.  ...

Backpack project aims at helping Champaign homeless

By Angelica Lavito

December 2, 2013

Walking down Green Street, students are likely to encounter some of Champaign’s homeless, people who don’t have the funds to give and receive gifts this holiday season. But starting Dec. 9, students can help them by participating in the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen’s Back Pack Project. Participants should...