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UI library to undergo long overdue renovations

UI library to undergo long overdue renovations

By Willie Cui, Assistant Daytime News Editor May 6, 2021

Sitting between the Armory and the largely subterranean Undergraduate Library is the Main Library. Despite not being the most eye-catching building on campus, the historic Main Library, constructed in...

The it's on us campaign raises awareness for sexual assault by the Alma Mater on Oct. 29, 2015.

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal November 9, 2015

The spattering of orange and blue t-shirts with the statement “It’s On Us” is found across campus on students who signed a pledge to prevent sexual assault last year.“Almost every day I see someone...

Nick Hyde, Illinois law student, gives a performance at Monday’s C-U Comedy Competition at Gregory Hall.

Laughing out loud

April 21, 2015

Jesse Tuttle remembers his initial draw to comedy as something only a fisherman would understand: giving the audience a joke, waiting for them to take the bait and getting the response every comedian waits...

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University has largest Indian comics collection in North America

By Stephanie Kim March 16, 2015

Resting on the shelves in the basement of the Undergraduate Library is a collection unique to the country: the largest collection of Indian comics in North America. “Nobody else in the country has a...

Students take advantage of the career resources available through the University both at the Career Center and at campus career fairs.

Utilizing career services on campus

By Bridget Hynes January 27, 2015

The University offers several resources for students who are career-minded, including the online forum I-Link, career fairs and college-specific advisors. Below are a few of the resources available to...

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean

By Christen McGlynn April 29, 2014

Whether students at the University are cramming for an exam, struggling through a long day of classes after a night out or simply trying to wake up, they usually turn to the one thing that has the perfect...

UIUC’s newest student run improv group to perform on campus Saturday

By Elizabeth Dye February 6, 2014

Four years ago, sweaty masses of eager yet heat-stricken students passed between the Illini Union and the Undergraduate Library on a quest to join some of the school’s numerous and diverse organizations. That...

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