The Daily Illini

Growing Green Street: What’s new for fall 2015

The new Marriott TownePlace Suites on Green Street will open in July.

By Christina Lorey

June 28, 2015

Green Street has undergone several changes just within the past five years. The heart of Campustown has exploded with building projects and restaurants. Come August 2015, three new apartment complexes, one new parking lot, a hotel and some restaurant changes will greet students and their families upon their return to Cham...

Sacrificing her home for the homeless

Tommy, a guest at The Phoenix, strums his guitar in the recreation room of the drop-in center on Dec. 16.

By Sarah Foster

January 22, 2015

Melany Jackson looks across the room, her eyes observing the intimate community she created.She sees two men and a woman, drifting off on a red leather couch. She watches her virtuoso friend Tommy, strumming melodies on his acoustic guitar.She smiles. These are the moments that make her sacrifices seem...