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Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

The 92s
September 25, 2014

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...

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill
September 3, 2014

When walking into the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., the sight of nearly 145 congressional leaders, staffers and the surrounding community sitting on the floor eating a vegetarian meal...

University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief
September 2, 2014

The blow of Typhoon Haiyan affected millions of people in the Philippines after it first hit on November 8, 2013. Thousands lost their lives, and hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed, leaving...

BARE project challenges stereotypes of beauty

The BARE Project features photographs of women's bodies paired with a write-up from the subject that shares her personal experiences with body image. The collection will be on display at the Indi Go Artist Co-Op until Tuesday.
August 27, 2014

Often, images in the media portray societal standards of beauty that do not reflect the average individual. In spite of this issue, three local women, Anna Longworth, Alisa Greene, and Emily Otnes took...

Single seriving recipes: Meals in a mug

Microwave chilaquiles (above) and omelets (below) are some of the easy-to-make mug recipes college students can try out in their favorite coffee cup.
August 27, 2014

I have never successfully used an oven before. In fact, the first and only time I tried cooking a frozen pizza, I ended up getting sick. Because I am a self-proclaimed terrible cook, I usually end up getting...

Finding the perfect study spot can help students focus on finals

May 8, 2014

Finding the perfect study spot can make all the difference while preparing for finals. Fortunately for University students, there are many places to camp out for the last week of the semester.  With final...

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

Members of Illini Student Musicals rehearse together on March 21. “In Progress: A Broadway Revue” will debut Thursday at 7:30 pm in Lincoln Hall Theatre.
April 30, 2014

As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting...

The social media universe

March 5, 2014

As students quietly filed into Foellinger Auditorium for the final molecular and cellular biology 150 lecture of last year’s spring semester, Professor Brad Mehrtens fiddled with the computer at the...

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