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Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

By Emily Scott

April 14, 2015


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On a warm April evening, Durl and Jan Kruse relaxed with their friends after they finished a Japanese-fusion meal at the Red Herring, Urbana’s first all-vegan restaurant. Jan showed off two loyalty cards covered in little red herring-shaped stamps.  “I’m saving this one for a friend,” she said.  ...

Ello offers social-network users simplicity, privacy

By Taylor Lucero

October 20, 2014


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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...

University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

By Abrar Al-Heeti

September 2, 2014


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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 families to search through the rubble of the storm’s aftermath, trying to piece their lives back togethe...