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California to Illinois: The out-of-state experience

California to Illinois: The out-of-state experience

By Michelle Tam, Design editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

The out-of-state experience at Illinois is fun and rewarding.

Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

By Susan Szuch

February 9, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

 As a three-year-old boy watching the TV series, “Sea Hunt,” Brad Knop became fascinated with breathing underwater. “It was on every week, and Lloyd Bridges was the diver in it, he was whom the plot was about,” Knop said. “I knew I wanted to be a diver, and he was my inspiration. ... That’...

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

By Stephanie Kim

February 3, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Members of No Comment have had a note-worthy January.  From performing in a room of seasoned politicians and professionals at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield on Jan. 12 to winning the Midwest Quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella just 12 days later...

Viewing from an outsider’s eyes with Larry Kanfer

Viewing from an outsider’s eyes with Larry Kanfer

October 27, 2014


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Professional photographer and 1979 alumnus Larry Kanfer returns to the University with his new exhibit “Larry Kanfer: Illinois Trilogy.” In this exhibit, Kanfer features collections from Chicagoscapes, Prairiescapes and university photography. The exhibit is open to the public at the Illini Union un...

Sustainable Student Farm grows year-round

Sustainable Student Farm grows year-round

October 22, 2014


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At its intersection with South Windsor Road, Lincoln Avenue turns into a gravel driveway that leads to barns, sheds and a fenced-in seven-acre area of plots full of rows of plants. With only a few greenhouse frames and various crops outside, the Sustainable Student Farm is so much more than what it ap...

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...