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UIPD handles increase in DUI’s over Unofficial weekend

March 8, 2016

This past weekend marked the annual Unofficial celebration on campus, and with it came an influx of visitors from outside of the UIUC community. There was also a notable three arrests for DUI’s over...

Unofficial St. Patrick's Day 2016: Live updates

Those partaking in Unofficial are donning their green apparel throughout Campustown on Friday.
March 4, 2016

3:45 p.m. -- Activity on campus is slowing down. Many bars aren't nearly at capacity, and students and visitors are meandering about Campustown. The Daily Illini will have full post-coverage of Unofficial...

What's the cost of Unofficial?

March 3, 2016

Many students are ramping up for this Friday, putting their green on and amping up for the Unofficial festivities. But what what could it cost a student’s wallet if their Unofficial experience goes wrong?Tickets...

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police
March 3, 2016

With 40 degree temperatures expected on Friday, Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may pose a problem for local law enforcement.“Unofficial is a completely weather-driven event,” Champaign...

The 5 sports jerseys you'll see on Unofficial at Illinois

The 5 sports jerseys you'll see on Unofficial at Illinois
March 2, 2016

Sports jerseys may as well be legally required to get into campus bars. So much so that they seem to be more important than actually being of legal age.But that’s a discussion for another day.I’ve...

What Mayor Deborah Feinen's emergency order means for Unofficial

February 28, 2016

On Feb. 19 Mayor Deborah Feinen issued an emergency order regarding “Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day.” Here’s how it will impact campus celebrations Friday.All businesses located within the city limits...

Trademarking a tradition

An Unofficial partcipant walks down on Fourth Street on Friday, Mar. 6, 2015.
February 28, 2016

“Unofficial” is officially on its way to being trademarked — at least when it’s written on the green t-shirts that cover campus during the first weekend in March.According to the United States...

UI grad student creates chocolate-covered pretzel business

Hoke has created her pretzel treats for a variety of occasions, including an Easter party, baby shower and Unofficial celebration.
April 27, 2015

When the savory, rich taste of chocolate is combined with the crisp, saltiness of pretzels, a delectable snack is created for anyone with a sweet tooth or salt craving. Rebecca Hoke, graduate student in...

May the Unofficial force be with you

February 27, 2015

Dear Great Ones,You've made it to the holy grail of public ivy at the University. If there's one thing that alumni & students alike can almost all agree on, it's that Unofficial is awesome. The Daily Illini...

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