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Illini Hackers named season winners by Major League Hacking

Illini Hackers named season winners by Major League Hacking

By Sarah Soenke

February 11, 2015

On the night of Jan. 27, the long wooden tables of Siebel Center’s room 2405 were nearly filled by 8:15 p.m. With a Pandora station pumping music through the hall’s speakers, students pulled out takeout containers, laptops — one even had a desktop monitor — and plenty of soda for fuel until midnig...

Illegal Downloading: The loss of music’s value

Illegal Downloading: The loss of music’s value

By Darrah Perryman

November 20, 2014

Here, in this enclosed space, the concept of illegally downloading music or streaming songs for free is obsolete. Here, the music consumes the intimate room and the pure simplicity of the art ignites fire within the audiences’ eyes. Here, the notes chase each other up and down the room’s walls an...