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Bill Karr, a University graduate student, married Olivia Russell-Karr in July.

University students balance married, campus life

By Mara Shapiro November 18, 2015

To Bill Karr, graduate student in LAS, marrying his high school girlfriend seemed natural. Karr and Olivia Russell-Karr, University alumna, met while taking ballroom dancing lessons and working on tech...

Nicole’s mother, Darcie Crifase, at age 21, the same age as Nicole is now.

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

November 3, 2014

Nicole Crifase remembers sitting in the bathtub, clutching her knees and trying to comprehend what had just happened. It was March 27, 2005, and her mother, Darcie Crifase, had just lost her battle against...

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

By Rebecca Jacobs September 25, 2014

While Pygmalion Festival goers watch the music performances at the price of a ticket, book fans can enjoy the literary part of the festival for free. Now in its second year, the Literature Festival grew...

“Artists of the loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala” is the newest exhibit at the Spurlock Musuem opening Tuesday. The collection features hand-woven textiles made by the descendants of Mayan people in Guatemala.

New art exhibit at Spurlock

September 16, 2014

The exhibition “Artists of the loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala,” opening Tuesday at the Spurlock Museum, tells its story through the narratives of hand-woven textiles. The descendants of Mayan people...

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