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More than the movies: 17th Ebertfest brings sense of community

The Champaign Park District announced the lineup for performances at the Virginia Theatre for the 2017 to 2018 season. Performers include ZZ Top and Lily Tomlin.

By Annabeth Carlson, Assistant features editor

April 20, 2015

In The Virginia Theatre’s gold, ornate rooms, the aroma of popcorn wafted through the air Wednesday night as people socialized and took programs from ushers. Outside, the theatre’s sign illuminated the reason behind the commotion: 17th annual Ebertfest. Ebertfest, founded by the late-movie critic and Univ...

Illinois hockey team set to face Indiana

By Joey Figueroa

February 14, 2014

The Illinois hockey team is going to need a lot of things to go right this weekend. In what will be their last chance to squeak into the ACHA tournament, the No. 19 Illini will host the Indiana Hoosiers this weekend with hopes of winning by large margins. In addition to being the final games before ...