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Community members reflect on mission of Mars One

Community members reflect on mission of Mars One

March 17, 2015


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It sounds like a movie plot, but the team at Mars One isn’t joking around. The Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp founded the mission in 2011 with a goal to make a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025.  The only catch is the team won’t be coming back to Earth.  According to its “road map,” the...

Career Center offers resources for all

Career Center offers resources for all

By Taylor Lucero

September 16, 2014


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Whether a freshman, senior or a graduate, students of all levels can come to the Career Center for help and advice on a multitude of topics. The Career Center is located on campus at 715 S. Wright St. in Champaign. Students can go to the Career Center to discuss their majors with counselors, get advisem...

7 tips to make your cover letter stand out

January 28, 2014


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Writing cover letters may not be everyone’s favorite task, but they can make or break an internship or job application. Instead of just being a chore, a cover letter can serve as a snapshot of a student’s skills and personality — valuable assets that a company is looking for. Michele Plante, career...

Ballin’ out of control

By Mike Szwaja

September 3, 2004


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I'll admit it. I was there. As perplexing as my colleague Bobby La Gesse might find it, I was at the R.T. Ubben Basketball Practice Facility on Saturday. I wanted to catch my glimpse of Julian Wright, the prized recruit that every Illini basketball fan out there hopes to see in orange and blue next y...