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From chemist to beer enthusiast, Blind Pig owner enjoys C-U

From chemist to beer enthusiast, Blind Pig owner enjoys C-U

By Jenny Horne

October 19, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Chris Knight’s world revolves around bars.MDSpecifically, the Blind Pig bars, as the owner of the bars located in downtown Champaign.Soon, however, Knight will also be the owner of the Blind Pig beers. He is currently putting the finishing touches on his newest creation: bottled beer that will hopefully be sold i...

of Montreal brings the funk, leaves it all on stage

of Montreal brings the funk, leaves it all on stage

By Lillian Barkley

September 10, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Tweet: Missed last night's of Montreal show? Check out the review!Of Montreal performed at The Highdive on Wednesday with Surface to Air Missive as part of the Pygmalion Show Series, and it was a steady progression of intensity that was as much performance art as it was musical talent.Surface to Air Missiv...

13th congressional district candidates discuss economy, student financial aid

By Eleanor Black

February 21, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Candidates running for the 13th congressional district met Thursday night for a public forum to discuss both national and local issues.   The forum began with the Republican candidates Michael Firsching, a veterinarian from Midway, and Erika Harold, an attorney from Champaign and former Miss America,...