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UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations
February 1, 2016

Update (Monday, 1 p.m.)Presidential campaign donations from Champaign County residents spiked approximately 60 percent to $84,618 in the most recent numbers released from the Federal Election...

Degrees still valuable

Degrees still valuable
September 14, 2015

Although tuition rates are more expensive than in the past, some University professors still believe the choice to attend is worth it. Undergraduate tuition, room and board at public institutions...

Jenna Marbles brings the internet to real life

Jenna Marbles brings the internet to real life
April 16, 2015

Just as Clark Kent transforms into Superman, Jenna Mourey dons her false eyelashes, sardonic wit and pint-sized pooches to become Internet legend Jenna Marbles. Marbles has built an online empire based...

Apps, books and gadgets: A traveler’s packing list

The Wizcom Reading pen will translate text written in another language to English.
February 3, 2015

Despite the winter weather, students will soon have a light at the end of the tunnel: spring break. With a week-long vacation just around the corner, students have just enough time to put together the...

Local community speaks out against Israeli offensive in Gaza

Demonstrators outside the federal courthouse in Urbana gather in a protest against Israel’s offensive in Gaza on Friday. More than 150 people were in attendance. 
July 28, 2014

Over 150 people lined Main Street outside the federal courthouse in Urbana on Friday, gripping Palestinian flags and signs proclaiming support for Palestine in the wake of ongoing conflict between Israel...

Guest lecturer to reveal intersection of science, creativity, communication

April 9, 2014

Over the years, Foellinger Auditorium has presented a wide variety of established lecturers, scientists and performers, such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou and Bill Gates. This tradition will continue...

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