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Unique study spaces on campus

Unique study spaces on campus

By Abby Paeth, Assistant features editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Studying can get boring in the same place, so spice it up with these locations around campus.

Champaign’s Fire Service Institute Library named finalist for national award

Champaign’s Fire Service Institute Library named finalist for national award

By Robin Dean

April 1, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Champaign’s Illinois Fire Service Institute Library, IFSI, has been selected as one of 30 finalists to compete for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service award, which goes toward museums and libraries that aim to meaningfully impact their community. “The award is the country’s highest honor for library ...

Finding the perfect study spot can help students focus on finals

May 8, 2014


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Finding the perfect study spot can make all the difference while preparing for finals. Fortunately for University students, there are many places to camp out for the last week of the semester.  With final exams set to begin Friday and end on May 16, students are starting to get on their study grind. But before re...

A librarian’s response to campus reading

April 24, 2014


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Jian Chen’s guest column in the April 21 issue struck a chord with me and my fellow librarians. Like Jian, we wish there were more bookstores in the immediate campus area to promote reading and the joys of browsing. To fill this void, Jian proposed that the Main Library create an open-air lending libr...

Champaign public library requests that city help tackle budget shortfalls

By Angelica Lavito

February 26, 2014


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The Champaign City Council reviewed the Champaign Public Library’s plan to tackle budget shortfalls at Tuesday’s meeting. Because of increasing expenses and decreasing revenues, the library appealed to the council for funding. The city council directed staff to move forward with an agreement that...

How to look fashionably comfortable

How to look fashionably comfortable

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 10, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

As final exams approach and the weather grows colder, it can be tempting to give up on looking stylish and opt for a wardrobe of oversized hoodies and sweatpants instead. However, being fashionable doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice being comfortable. Whether you’re going to an ironic ugly sweater party o...