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Maize to open second location downtown

Maize to open second location downtown

By Samuel Cheung

April 3, 2016


Filed under News

With a 4.6 star review on Google and a 4.5 star review on Yelp,ag Maize is a favorite restaurant of students on campus, but its cramped space turns some customers away. “Maize is the best Mexican restaurant on campus, but one of the main reasons I don’t go is the limited space,” said Jack Carrer...

Espresso Royale Union location closes, new location to be opened in Grainger Engineering Library

Espresso Royale Union location closes, new location to be opened in Grainger Engineering Library

By Ben Lash

May 27, 2015


Filed under News

Tuesday marked the last day of business for the Espresso Royale located in the Illini Union Courtyard Café.After operating there since the mid-1990s, the shop will be replaced by a Starbucks, which will open in the coming school year.Some students said they are excited about the change and happy Starbucks ...

Dating app Fortu to launch on campus

By Drake Pena

March 31, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Coming to campus this spring, Fortu is an app designed to change the way people look at online dating, according to Jason White, founder of the app. The app uses three major pillars: initial physical attraction, an event that both parties find interesting and an available time that works for both use...

Common Ground Food Co-op to open location in Champaign

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 12, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Common Ground Food Co-op, located in downtown Urbana, has announced that it is moving forward on lease negotiations for a second store to open by the summer of 2015 in Champaign. The exact location hasn't been released, but according to a press release, the co-op hopes to have a lease and be able to annou...

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