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The gameday experience: Homecoming Block

The gameday experience: Homecoming Block

By Alex Roux

October 26, 2015

Editor’s note: This story is about the experience of Block at Campustown bars on Homecoming 2015. It’s the third in a series of three stories. Here are parts one and two.Block is a staple at Illinois campus bars on football game days, and Homecoming contributed to a festive atmosphere Saturday morning at a pair of campus establishments.By late Saturday morning, beer gardens at KAM’S and Joe’s Brewe...

Campus provides must-sees and dos

Campus provides must-sees and dos

By Declan Harty

July 26, 2014

With over seven square miles of campus covering two towns and hosting more than 40,000 students, the University has an endless amount of places that students need to see.The rush of college can take away from the campus, especially in your first year. So make it a point to maybe spend a night at a resta...

Traditional Greek Reunion weekend hosted at University

Traditional Greek Reunion weekend hosted at University

July 14, 2014

Regular Champaign bar-goers can now return to on-campus bars without the crowds, rowdiness and $5 to $10 covers that come with the summer annual Greek Reunion weekend. Greek Reunion was hosted at the University this past weekend, starting on Friday afternoon and ending in the early hours of Sunday mo...

Greek community unites to support cancer patient

Greek community unites to support cancer patient

March 12, 2014

The day before heading back to begin his final year at the University, Steven Hollon, senior in Business, stopped in to see his doctor for a regular checkup. After a routine physical, Hollon’s doctor shared with him that something may not be right with his health, and the first round of tests was admini...

February bar checks results in more than 60 citations

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 7, 2014

Illinois State Police, along with the Champaign Police Department, conducted two Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement covert details in February. On Feb. 21, 35 citations were issued by the ISP and the Champaign Police. Of the 35 citations, 11 were issued at Joe’s Brewery, seven at It’s Brothers, six at...

Champaign mayor: ‘The goal is to keep people out of trouble’ on Unofficial

Champaign mayor: ‘The goal is to keep people out of trouble’ on Unofficial

By Angelica Lavito

March 5, 2014

With Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day coming up this Friday, The Daily Illini sat down with Champaign Mayor Don Gerard to discuss the event. The Daily Illini: What are your thoughts on Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day? Don Gerard: Whenever you have great numbers of people you’re going to have a few bad ...