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C-U Pride Fest “bigger and better” than year before

C-U Pride Fest “bigger and better” than year before

By Lilly Mashayek

September 20, 2015

People lining Neil Street cheered as members of the Champaign-Urbana for Bernie Sanders group chanted “discrimination has got to go,” while they marched in Saturday’s Pride Fest parade. The sixth annual all-day festival began with workshops and seminars at the Hyatt Place Hotel and Big Grove ...

Laughing out loud

Laughing out loud

April 21, 2015

Jesse Tuttle remembers his initial draw to comedy as something only a fisherman would understand: giving the audience a joke, waiting for them to take the bait and getting the response every comedian waits for. “When you get that first laugh on stage, you become hooked,” said Tuttle, who is the co-fou...

Illinois hockey team sweeps Eastern Michigan in tune up for nationals

Illinois hockey team sweeps Eastern Michigan in tune up for nationals

By Daniel Dexter

March 2, 2015

When considering the challenges of Friday night’s game, Illinois defenseman Aaron Dusek couldn’t help but laugh. The Illinois hockey had just started its weekend off with a 10-1 victory over Eastern Michigan en route to a series sweep the following night. The Illini’s nine-goal margin of victory on...