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Year in Review: Map grants

May 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, News, State

Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants have caused a large amount of uproar among Illinois students throughout this past academic year. Tight state budgeting has led to controversy and difficult decisions. “MAP is not part of the university’s budget, but rather a direct grant to students from the st...

University credits MAP grants despite budget crises

University credits MAP grants despite budget crises

By Ali Braboy

August 25, 2015


Filed under News

Over $12 million in the State of Illinois Monetary Award Program grants has been distributed to 5,667 University students for the fall semester, despite the lack of a planned state budget, said Director of Student Financial Aid Dan Mann.As Illinois continues to go without an approved state budget, co...

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

September 25, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

With Chicago being known as the breeding ground for Midwest music, smaller towns, such as Champaign-Urbana, can be excluded from the Chicago spotlight.  Having received more notoriety in the late ‘80s and ‘90s due to internationally known acts such as REO Speedwagon, Poster Children, National Skyline and H...