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A robot and all that jazz

By Mariah Schaefer

November 1, 2015

Envision this: A jazz band plays on a stage in front of a live audience, and among the performers is a robot. The robot functions as another member of the group, being able to fully improvise jazz with the rest as they play naturally. Ben Grosser, an assistant professor in the School of Art and Design, is ...

Police blotter for Feb. 16, 2015

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 16, 2015

ChampaignCriminal sexual assault was reported in the 00 block of South First Street around 3:30 p.m. Friday. According to the report, a sexual assault was reported, but no arrest was made at the time of the report.Theft of a motor vehicle was reported in the 500 block of South Sixth Street around 9:30 ...