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Student startup reinvents the cast

Photo of Cast21prototype in Champaign, IL.
March 27, 2016

A student project turned startup company completely reinvented the cast.The startup, Cast21, was formed by three University students who came up with the idea as a part of their senior design project in...

From Concrete to Cookies

Ed Brubaker, owner of The Cookie Jar, laughs with a customer while working at his shop on Monday, Feb 10. The week of Valentine's Day is one of the busiest for him.
February 13, 2014

Ed Brubaker pours sugar into a blender, slowly whirring together ingredients. He walks across the kitchen, taking chocolate chip cookies out of the oven. A sweet chocolate-y smell fills The Cookie Jar,...

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