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Have respect for your teachers in class

August 9, 2016

Talking during lecture, discretely playing on our phones in class, these are both things that almost every college student has done, whether they would like to admit it or not. These indiscretions can...

University professors named Guggenheim Fellows

April 11, 2016

Six University professors were named to the 2016 Guggenheim Fellows list. Over the past three years, 13 University faculty members have been given this distinction. MS https://news.illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/349472According...

Child care poses a problem for academics

Child care poses a problem for academics
September 28, 2015

Students often only realize their professors’ role in the classroom, but another major part of a job in academia entails attending conferences to present the research professors conduct.Rachel S. Harris,...

Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival brings community together for music, workshops

Members of the Homebrew Ukulele Union, a group from the University of Illinois that make their own Ukuleles, write songs, and perform, combine with students from Robeson Elementary School for a sing-along at the CU Folk and Roots Festival. The event was held at the Independent Media Center in Urbana on Saturday, Nov. 3. 
November 6, 2014

The Champaign-Urbana Folk and Roots Festival may not follow the norm of music festivals, where attendees purchase tickets and passively observe the artists play their set. In past years, the festival has...

Another defeat for Bears on Sunday in one-sided rivalry with Packers

Another defeat for Bears on Sunday in one-sided rivalry with Packers
September 30, 2014

Growing up, my older brother and I were always very competitive. Due to our love of sports, we frequently played one-on-one pick up basketball games, raced 100 meters and held various contests to compare...

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