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Cultural organizations provide international students a home away from home

Cultural organizations provide international students a home away from home

By Earn Saenmuk

August 22, 2014

With nearly 9,000 full-time international students enrolled in the University last spring, there is no question that the campus boasts a diverse student body. And, while being away from home in a different environment and culture, students may find it difficult to adapt. For many students, Quad Day provide...

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

By Ariana Conner

February 23, 2015

On Saturday night in Lincoln Hall Theater, more than 400 audience members gathered to address the question, “Paano ka nakarating dito?” This, meaning “How did you get here?” in Filipino, was the theme for the second annual Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner hosted by Philip...

PSA to host Filipino Culture Night on Saturday

By Ariana Conner

January 30, 2014

The Philippine Student Association will host Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner on Saturday at Lincoln Hall and Presby Hall, respectively. The proceeds from both the show and dinner will be donated to the Advancement for Rural Kids, an organization that aims to improve educatio...

Groce lands 4-star PG recruit Snider

November 23, 2014

The wait is over for Illini fans – Quentin Snider is coming to Champaign. Since the four-star point guard’s official visit to campus this past weekend, rumors have been swelling about where he will go to college. On Sunday, there was a report that Snider had committed to Illinois, which turned out t...