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University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

By Abrar Al-Heeti

September 2, 2014

The blow of Typhoon Haiyan affected millions of people in the Philippines after it first hit on November 8, 2013. Thousands lost their lives, and hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed, leaving families to search through the rubble of the storm’s aftermath, trying to piece their lives back togethe...

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

By Ariana Conner

February 23, 2015

On Saturday night in Lincoln Hall Theater, more than 400 audience members gathered to address the question, “Paano ka nakarating dito?” This, meaning “How did you get here?” in Filipino, was the theme for the second annual Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner hosted by Philip...

PSA to host Filipino Culture Night on Saturday

By Ariana Conner

January 30, 2014

The Philippine Student Association will host Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner on Saturday at Lincoln Hall and Presby Hall, respectively. The proceeds from both the show and dinner will be donated to the Advancement for Rural Kids, an organization that aims to improve educatio...

Illinois Marathon still in need of volunteers

September 6, 2013

The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is set for next weekend, but organizers have announced there is still a shortage of volunteers. About 200 volunteers are still needed for the event, which runs from April 26 to 28. According to a press release from the Illinois Marathon, there is still a need for 8...