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That's Rentertainment to close this summer

That's Rentertainment to close this summer

By Ben Lash

June 7, 2015

After 30 years of business, locally-owned video rental store That’s Rentertainment has announced it will be closing this summer. The store opened in June 1985 in the back of Johnstowne Center on campus as a video and record rental store. It specializes in independent films and is located today at 51...

Parkland College Planetarium brings an array of programs to community

Parkland College Planetarium brings an array of programs to community

By Abrar Al-Heeti

February 5, 2015

Parkland College’s William M. Staerkel Planetarium is perhaps best known for its shows on the skies and solar system. But on Friday, it will display Parkland instructor Julie Angel’s recent ascent up Mount St. Helens, one of the mightiest and most explosive volcanoes in the United States.  Angel ...

Vote ‘yes’ on referendum on University divestment from the coal industry

November 13, 2013

This Wednesday and Thursday, students will have the opportunity to vote on the following question: “Do you support the UI endowment removing investments in coal by year 2017?” The University of Illinois system’s endowment, a “savings account” that it has built up over time and committed for long-term us...