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Jason Finkelman performs in front of Ten Thousand Villages in Champaign at the Boneyard Arts Festival on Friday.

July 26, 2014

It can be easy to fall into the same pattern during your first year of college. You’re new to campus and most likely can now get into bars for the first time in your life. While the bars are fun, you don’t want to forget that there is a community here beyond campustown. Champaign-Urbana offers ma...

Patton Oswalt hosts free, close screening for students

By Rebecca Jacobs

April 24, 2014

Patton Oswalt doesn’t think he would be an ideal person to be hijacked and held hostage with. His plan of action would be to stand still, stare at a fixed point and not comfort anyone. Oswalt said this to an audience at Foellinger Auditorium last night. Kicking off Ebertfest 2014, Oswalt hosted a free sc...

Duchene has become staff leader for Illini baseball

Duchene has become staff leader for Illini baseball

By Nicholas Fortin

March 5, 2014

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down Sunday nights and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success. In a little over a year, Kevin Duchene has become the man. With s...