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Illinois swimming and diving earns a day off

Illinois swimming and diving earns a day off

By Daniel Collins

November 20, 2014

Before setting off to compete at the Missouri Invitational, the Illinois swimming and diving team received a surprise from the coaching staff Monday. The Illini were given a gift they rarely receive during the season: a day off. Having traveled on the road for the past three weeks and coming off what assi...

Independent movie “Food” filming in Champaign

Independent movie “Food” filming in Champaign

By Kayla Burns

June 23, 2014

When most think of Memorial Stadium, thoughts of the Fighting Illini football team playing on Saturday afternoons come to mind. Yet, this summer, the stadium and other local areas are serving a different purpose. They are being used as locations for the filming of “Food.” “Food,” written and direct...

Champaign Art Theater celebrates 100 years

Champaign Art Theater celebrates 100 years

By Elizabeth Dye

November 11, 2013

The Art Theater Co-op in downtown Champaign will have first opened its doors to the public exactly 100 years ago on Tuesday.  For an entire century, the Art Theater Co-op has provided the Champaign-Urbana community with cinematic entertainment at its location at 126 W. Church St. To commemorate the...