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Pakistani Student Association hosts annual culture night

Pakistani Student Association hosts annual culture night

By Shahzmeen Hussain

December 1, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Biryani, flavored rice made with Indian spices and meat or vegetables, and nihari, a curry consisting of slow-cooked beef or lamb along with bone marrow, are two well known South Asian dishes that attendees can try at Pakistani Students’ Association’s third annual culture night.Pakistani Student Association...

Unifying cultures through cricket

Unifying cultures through cricket

By Abrar Al-Heeti

April 30, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Every Friday night since April 4, the South Quad has transformed into a cricket field.Over 100 people, mostly from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, spread out across the lawn to play cricket for recreation. They also prepare for their upcoming tournament finals, which will be on Sunday on the South Quad.So...

Cash in on smarter spending

Cash in on smarter spending

By Matt Silich

February 19, 2015


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Living in an age where technology is constantly evolving to make the satisfaction of desires more quickly and easily accessible, it’s becoming increasingly hard to resist overindulging in all the temptations available at college. There are countless ways to spend money on the Illinois campus, from t...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014


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Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...