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Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

By Isabella Jackson

November 19, 2014

Bringing up a young dog is an investment in the future.  Owners expect the hours spent training, housebreaking and cleaning up after a puppy to pay off with years of companionship as both dog and owner age. But Art Connolley’s relationship with Busey, a black Schnauzer-Labrador mix, is different. Busey is ...

National Acrobats from China to perform at Krannert

By Brittney Nadler

October 22, 2014

Juggling drums with their feet, kicking bowls while riding unicycles, diving through hoops and contorting are only a few of the acts the National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will be performing Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. “This group is travelin...

Concealed carry permit training site to come to local town

By Steffie Drucker

November 21, 2013

A new firearms training center is set to open near Deland, Ill. tentatively in late December on University Police Department Sgt. William Smoot’s rural property. “The initial reason was to help provide a location for concealed carry permit training for the membership of the Faculty/Staff Firearms S...