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Maize to open second location downtown

Maize to open second location downtown

By Samuel Cheung

April 3, 2016

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...

Unique RSOs offer alternative workout option

By Lillian Barkley

August 19, 2015

Among the performances on Quad Day, two athletic RSOs tend to garner more whispers and sideways glances. Illini Pole Fitness and Bellydance UIUC members will take the stage on Aug. 23 in an effort to draw attention and increase membership.“The pole definitely drags people in and piques their curiosit...

UI professor researches photosynthesis to increase food supply

By Earn Saenmuk

April 14, 2015

According to a paper published by the scientific journal PLOS ONE, the world food supply will not be enough to sustain the growing global population by 2050. While some governments have tried to limit population growth — like China — a University professor is looking at a different way to solve the p...

Tastiest places to chow-down in Champaign-Urbana

Tastiest places to chow-down in Champaign-Urbana

May 28, 2014

Authentic Mexican: Maize $ Maize Mexican Grill, 60 E. Green St., offers a variety of authentic Mexican dishes ranging from tacos to tostadas. Maize has been open for a few years now and has quickly become a favorite among University students. Although the restaurant is small, it counters its size with amazin...