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Students create app to pay for cover digitally

Cover'd is a new app created by University students that lets users pay for cover to get into Kam's digitally.
November 30, 2015

A University student has found a way to fix a common problem many students encounter in the nightlife — paying cover at bars.Cover’d, which launched November 17, is an app that allows users to...

“Olde” favorite donut shop finds new life

Eric Seeds in the Derald's food truck.
April 22, 2015

Ye Olde Donut Shoppe may not date back to Medieval England, as the name’s spelling suggests, but it was founded nearly 60 years ago, making it an area institution. The business has gone through many...

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships
November 19, 2014

Bringing up a young dog is an investment in the future.  Owners expect the hours spent training, housebreaking and cleaning up after a puppy to pay off with years of companionship as both dog and owner...

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

Nicole’s mother, Darcie Crifase, at age 21, the same age as Nicole is now.
November 3, 2014

Nicole Crifase remembers sitting in the bathtub, clutching her knees and trying to comprehend what had just happened. It was March 27, 2005, and her mother, Darcie Crifase, had just lost her battle against...

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks
April 16, 2014

While April showers bring May flowers, the Greeks anticipate formal weeks. Here at the University, April marks the start of Greek life’s formal season, which can include everything from traditional events...

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