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Champaign’s Fire Service Institute Library named finalist for national award

Champaign’s Fire Service Institute Library named finalist for national award

By Robin Dean

April 1, 2015

Champaign’s Illinois Fire Service Institute Library, IFSI, has been selected as one of 30 finalists to compete for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service award, which goes toward museums and libraries that aim to meaningfully impact their community. “The award is the country’s highest honor for library ...

Admissions denies the squirrel as new mascot

Admissions denies the squirrel as new mascot

By Caeli Cleary

March 12, 2015

While squirrels are an iconic part of campus, the furry creature hasn’t yet been deemed the official mascot.After University Admissions posted pictures of someone dressed up in a squirrel costume, students began to question whether the furry creature was likely to be the University’s next mascot. ...