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Native American House partners with Dining Halls for Harvest Dinner

By Mara Shapiro

November 18, 2014


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The Native American House will host its second annual Harvest Dinner at the University Dining Halls on Tuesday. “The collaboration is intended to offer foods that are culturally diverse,” wrote Hattie Holtapp, office support associate of Native American House, in an email. The dining u...

UNICEF group sells fair trade jewelry for Uganda women

UNICEF group sells fair trade jewelry for Uganda women

October 21, 2014


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In Uganda, nearly 25 percent of people are living below the poverty line. These impoverished conditions increase the likelihood of human trafficking, which can lead to lifelong trauma and the inability for the child to reach their full potential.  In September, the University’s UNICEF organization be...

Best and easiest dorm room snacks to keep on hand

August 14, 2014


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When moving into your new residence hall, one major concern is your new food source: the dining hall. Whether you live at PAR, ISR, the six pack or any of the dorms on campus, be sure to know that your dining hall will inconvenience you at some time, and probably more than once. Whether it’s the f...

Natural areas you need to see

May 28, 2014


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Here’s a staggering statistic for you courtesy of the Illinois Natural History Survey: Before the settlers arrived in Illinois, more than 60 percent of the state was covered in prairie — that’s about 22 million acres. Today, just over 2,000 acres of that remain. That’s crazy, right? The good...