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Students create app to pay for cover digitally

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

By Maddie Galassi

November 30, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

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 pay for cover at Kam’s on their mobile device, eliminating the need for cash to enter the bar. Th...

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

By Isabella Jackson

November 19, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 age. But Art Connolley’s relationship with Busey, a black Schnauzer-Labrador mix, is different. Busey is ...

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

November 3, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 breast cancer. To the senior in LAS, life without her mother seemed completely unfathomable.  Wi...

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

With formal weeks come dressed-up Greeks

By Christen McGlynn

April 16, 2014


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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 on campus to trips to other states for the weekend. Each fraternity and sorority will hold thei...

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