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Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds
May 5, 2015

For all the dreamers graduating in May, this one’s for you. I’m glad you have decided to believe in your talents and dreams; you will make the world a better place. Now, listen: You’re going to be...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work
May 5, 2015

As graduation draws near, many seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to the University. There are a number of them, however, who will be returning to campus in the fall for graduate school. One...

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two
September 25, 2014

While Pygmalion Festival goers watch the music performances at the price of a ticket, book fans can enjoy the literary part of the festival for free. Now in its second year, the Literature Festival grew...

New art exhibit at Spurlock

“Artists of the loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala” is the newest exhibit at the Spurlock Musuem opening Tuesday. The collection features hand-woven textiles made by the descendants of Mayan people in Guatemala.
September 16, 2014

The exhibition “Artists of the loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala,” opening Tuesday at the Spurlock Museum, tells its story through the narratives of hand-woven textiles. The descendants of Mayan people...

Summer style: dress for the occasion

Libby Smith, senior in Media, sports one of her favorite summer outfits.
June 9, 2014

There are a variety of reasons students decide to stay in Champaign after classes have ended for the summer. Between internships, jobs, classes and nights out, dressing for the occasion is important. Luckily,...

7 tips to make your cover letter stand out

January 28, 2014

Writing cover letters may not be everyone’s favorite task, but they can make or break an internship or job application. Instead of just being a chore, a cover letter can serve as a snapshot of a student’s...

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