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RETRACTED: UIPD warns users to be cautious while using Virtual Job Board

By Atoosa Sayeh

July 19, 2015

Two reports of job scams were filed last month, causing the Division of Public Safety to issue a reminder to students and others to be cautious when looking for employment on the University’s Virtual Job Board. According to Patrick Wade, communications specialist for the Department of Public Safety, the reports were made ba...

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 1, 2014

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at her business — Sugar by Sarah. Sugar by Sarah operates primarily out of the year-round Urbana M...

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

November 3, 2014

Nicole Crifase remembers sitting in the bathtub, clutching her knees and trying to comprehend what had just happened. It was March 27, 2005, and her mother, Darcie Crifase, had just lost her battle against breast cancer. To the senior in LAS, life without her mother seemed completely unfathomable.  Wi...

Don’t rush to declare a major early on

January 28, 2014

Many graduates say that college goes by in the blink of an eye. One minute, you’re an eager freshman, and the next, you’re graduating and thrown into the real world.  Because of the seemingly short time spent at the University, the need for a speedy answer to the questions “What should my major...