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Liquor license suspended at The Clybourne, bar free to re-open Monday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 21, 2015

The liquor license of The Clybourne bar, 706 S. Sixth St., was suspended over the weekend for multiple violations.The bar, commonly called Cly’s, was cited for four violations, one of which was dismissed. The other three violations include one count of sale to an underage individual and two counts of pres...

ACE detail yields 28 citations

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 24, 2014

The Illinois State Police released the results of its Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) covert detail on Sept. 19. The purpose of the ACE program is to reduce and deter underage drinking, according to the press release from the Illinois State Police. It also hopes to increase police presence in...

50Diamonds Photography captures college life on University campus

This photo was taken by 50Diamonds founder Elijah Okpogie at the Heartland Music Festival in March.

April 2, 2014

Whether it is taking advantage of Tuesday night’s drink specials or rolling around in hay at a barn dance, University students create memories to look back on long after their college years have passed. Now, those memories can be captured through 50Diamonds Photography. 50Diamonds Photography is an on-...

UI alum serves as long-time influence on local music scene

UI alum serves as long-time influence on local music scene

By Bridget Hynes

February 11, 2014

Ward Gollings, who now books bands to play at venues such as The Highdive and Cowboy Monkey, has been involved in the music scene in Champaign-Urbana since his college years at the University in the late ‘80s. It was here that his best friend and roommate at the time, Chris Corpora, introduced him t...

Student musician prepares to release follow-up to hit single

By Julia Marbach

January 23, 2014

He expected 5,000 views. He got almost 40,000. He expected “kudos” from friends and family. He got a random girl changing her last name to Rusch on Twitter. Welcome to the world of Scott Rusch, stage name for Scott Rausch, piano and guitar playing singer-songwriter in his senior year who, after ...