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‘Rent’ embodies societal issues at State Farm Center

‘Rent’ embodies societal issues at State Farm Center

By Elizabeth Sayasane, Contributing writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

Twenty years after revolutionizing Broadway, Jonathan Larson’s "Rent" visited the State Farm Center. The musical filled the stage with passion as members of the show shared the story of impoverished New Yorkers searching for a silver lining, attempting to find community and purpose in a city trying to leave...

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

By Stephanie Kim

February 3, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Members of No Comment have had a note-worthy January.  From performing in a room of seasoned politicians and professionals at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield on Jan. 12 to winning the Midwest Quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella just 12 days later...

Little details that make a huge difference when looking for an apartment

By Elizabeth Dye

October 7, 2014


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For many students, apartment hunting is an unbelievably daunting task, especially when added to the host of obligations they may already be struggling to complete, such as homework assignments, daily quizzes and devoting the near impossible free time to study for important exams. All of this alone can be...

Student-run ‘Rent’ musical to be performed during Mom’s Weekend

April 3, 2014


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For its 104th student-run production, the Illini Union Board will put on a performance of the hit musical “Rent.” The show will be the newest addition to a long list of performances for the organization.  The Illini Union Board’s annual spring musical, “Rent,” will have shows Friday and S...

House vs. apartment: the pros and cons

House vs. apartment: the pros and cons

By Bridget Hynes

February 11, 2014


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For upperclassmen, the decision to live in an apartment or a house can be a difficult one. There are numerous factors students have to consider, such as how much you are willing to spend on rent, if you plan on holding big social gatherings, and more. Below is a list of some of the benefits and downf...

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