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David Sedaris’ evening at the Virginia

David Sedaris’ evening at the Virginia
April 28, 2015

David Sedaris has a key to the city and promised to steal Champaign’s riches while its citizens sleep. The author was honored with the key by Mayor Don Gerard before his performance, “An Evening with...

Dating app Fortu to launch on campus

March 31, 2015

Coming to campus this spring, Fortu is an app designed to change the way people look at online dating, according to Jason White, founder of the app. The app uses three major pillars: initial physical attraction,...

University graduate takes card players through the seasons with design

Alexander Chin, 2011 alumnus, has designed SEASONS, an artistic series of playing cards that mimic that passing of time. After using private funding and crowd-sourcing such as Kickstarter, Chin hopes to release the sets by the holiday season.
September 29, 2014

The playing cards that Alexander Chin designs aren’t suited for college drinking games. Instead, the cards are made as collectors’ items, valued for their artistic appeal. Chin is the creator and...

Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

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April 15, 2014

Words and photographs are capable of sending powerful messages. For survivors of sexual assault, these pictures can have a deeper meaning: providing special healing powers. Participants of Project Unbreakable,...

Streetstyle Snapshots

Photos courtesy of Streets of Chambana Dameun Kim, 2013 alumna in FAA
January 29, 2014

For anyone in doubt of the University hosting a “stylish campus,” Streets of Chambana might cause some double takes for its documentation of the local fashion scene. Created and maintained by 2013...

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