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Historic Preservation Commission approves landmark status for future Papa Del's location

The Historic Preservation Commission approved an application for the former Coca-Cola bottling plant — and future home of Papa Del's — at 1201 S. Neil St., Champaign, to become a local historic landmark on Thursday, July 9.

By Senait Gebregiorgis

July 12, 2015

The Historic Preservation Commission approved an application for the former Coca-Cola bottling plant — and future home of Papa Del's — at 1201 S. Neil St., Champaign, to become a local historic landmark on Thursday. Bob Monti, owner of Papa Del's, said he’d been thin...

Victim admits to fabricating details in police report

By Senait Gebregiorgis

July 10, 2015

The University Division of Public Safety issued a statement Wednesday that a victim fabricated details of an armed robbery that reportedly occurred on Monday, June 29. A crime alert was issued that day stating that the victim was approached by a man who pulled out a ...

Prospective students attend weekend open houses for Engineering, ACES

The Tesla Concert on March 13 featured a wireless electricity transmitter that shot lightning bolts to create music.

By Liz Jassin and Elyssa Kaufman

March 16, 2015

Purple and white lightning bolts from Tesla coils flashed across the Bardeen Quad Friday during a musical performance. The coils produced sounds strung together to recreate popular songs, and featured submissions by students attending the 95th annual Engineering Open House. Over the weekend, the University welcomed prospective students to participate in some of the 250 exhi...