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Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

By Isabella Jackson

November 19, 2014

Bringing up a young dog is an investment in the future.  Owners expect the hours spent training, housebreaking and cleaning up after a puppy to pay off with years of companionship as both dog and owner age. But Art Connolley’s relationship with Busey, a black Schnauzer-Labrador mix, is different. Busey is ...

New apartment buildings welcome tenants

New apartment buildings welcome tenants

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 7, 2014

New apartment buildings frequently rise up across the University’s campus. This year was no exception, and new constructions from high rises to luxury apartments began welcoming their first tenants in August. Now, they are leasing for next year. Each student looks for something different in their apart...

EPL’s final day demands your attention

EPL’s final day demands your attention

May 8, 2014

Sure, the NBA playoffs may be in full swing following an historically exhilarating first round. And, sure, the Blackhawks may be gunning for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships. Remember though, the sports world in early May is much larger than simply the NBA and NHL playoffs.  This Sunday marks th...

Fire crews respond to early morning fire on First Street

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 7, 2014

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a large fire at 808 South First St. at around 1 a.m. Friday morning. The fire was located inside the basement of the Roland Realty apartment building, according to a press release from the Champaign Fire Department. No smoke or flames could be seen fr...

House vs. apartment: the pros and cons

House vs. apartment: the pros and cons

By Bridget Hynes

February 11, 2014

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...

Dorms to apartment, teenager to adult

Dorms to apartment, teenager to adult

February 11, 2014

Once freshman year is done and in the books, University students may find themselves with the option of being able to transition from dorm life to apartment living.   The prospect of moving from one’s dormitory into an apartment can be quite an intimidating feat. This was the case for April Wash...