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Sanders endorses, funds Carol Ammons campaign

Sanders endorses, funds Carol Ammons campaign

By Claire Hettinger, News editor

May 24, 2016


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, Top Stories

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders announced his support of State Representative Carol Ammons Tuesday. Ammons is the representative for the Illinois 103rd Legislative District which covers Champaign and Urbana. Sanders voiced his support through an email sent to his national f...

College of Education debuts IDEALL

By Vivienne Henning

October 4, 2015


Filed under News

About four years ago, as technology continued to evolve, the College of Education began to consider how the school could evolve with it. The college researched how technology can be used in the classroom as well as how students interact with and learn from technology. This curiosity led to the developme...

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’...

Pun-Loving Costumes

Pun-Loving Costumes

October 30, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Stretch your linguistic muscles and don’t be afraid to look like an idiom this Halloween — all you need is some craftiness, and you’ll be sew ready to show off your threads (and leave your friends in stitches). For those of you who have yet to find your alter ego this Halloween, I have offered ...

Ello offers social-network users simplicity, privacy

By Taylor Lucero

October 20, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In contrast to other platforms like Facebook and Twitter, Ello is a newly-established social network which brands itself as “simple, beautiful, and (an) ad-free social network.” After initially starting as a private social network, Ello created a public version of the site after an increase in i...

Little details that make a huge difference when looking for an apartment

By Elizabeth Dye

October 7, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

For many students, apartment hunting is an unbelievably daunting task, especially when added to the host of obligations they may already be struggling to complete, such as homework assignments, daily quizzes and devoting the near impossible free time to study for important exams. All of this alone can be...

Being decision-conscious makes it easy to save money without sacrificing comfort

By Peter Bailey-Wells

August 14, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Whether you’re in-state, out-of-state or from another country, this year of college probably marks the first year you’re living away from home. Even if you went to boarding school or summer camp, this year is unlike any you’ve ever had, and it’s important not to blow all of that carefully saved money...