The Daily Illini

Open house brings crowd to campus research hub

A crowd gathers to enjoy a concert at Outside at Research Park. This festival is one of many that contributes to Champaign-Urbana's vibrant culture.

By Ben Lash

June 14, 2015

The Research Park at the University hosted a community open house on Friday, where companies operating within the Park demonstrated their projects. Guests also had the opportunity to tour buildings occupied by different corporations and companies, such as State Farm and Yahoo.“Research Park does o...

South Side Elementary in Champaign celebrates 90th anniversary

Hagen Barker, 13, a former South Side Elementary School student, makes bubbles at the 90th anniversary celebration.

By Christopher Reinhart

May 17, 2015

Champaign’s South Side Elementary School celebrated its 90th anniversary on Saturday.Former students explored the school while current students participated in various activities on the playground.“It’s good to see people come back who used to go to school here,” Assistant Principal Julie Bli...