The Daily Illini

C-U offers big city shopping options in small town setting

Sara Hudson, owner of Dandelion, displays a dress from her shop. Hudson opened the shop in downtown Champaign 18 years ago, determined to make a living doing something she loved.

By Sarah Soenke

August 14, 2014

Even though it’s over 120 miles away from any urban area, Champaign-Urbana has its own micro collection of eclectic shopping boutiques for the fashionable Illini to explore and frequent. Unique, vintage stores can even be found right on campus. There will always be the Market Place Shopping Center in C...

A Revolutionary Fellow

Asef Bayat, sociology and Middle Eastern studies professor, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship Grant in April along with five other University professors.

April 30, 2014

Five University professors have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships, an award reserved for those “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”  Of the five — Asef Bayat, Joy Harjo, David Deke Weaver, Catherine Prendergast, and St...