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A public disapproval of privatization

March 30, 2015

In 1868, the University of Illinois was founded as a public university with the help of land grants, which aim to provide affordable education for the people within that state. We have evolved through...

Becoming Clara of “The Nutcracker”

Taylor Feddersen, Ginny Martinez and Erisa Nakamura pose as their characters Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara and Rose Queen, respectively, for this year's production of
December 4, 2014

Ginny Martinez’s hand shot up before she knew what she was doing. The slender dancer, perpetually composed, had volunteered to dance for the last audition spot for Clara in the annual Champaign-Urbana...

University stunt and tumble more than fun and games

The Illinois stunt and tumble team performs Sunday at the ARC. The team won its two competitions against Northern Illinois and lost its two against Michigan State.
February 19, 2014

Tucked in a corner of the ARC’s east gym, the Illini Stunt and Tumble team gets to work early on a Sunday morning. There’s no pom-pom waving, no alligator cheers; here, there are battered knees in...

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