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University moves forward with proposed Willard Airport changes

A photo Willard Airport on May 29, 2015.  Willard Airport is located at 11 Airport Rd. in Savoy.
May 31, 2015

Changes to improve the operation of Willard Airport will take off this August. Students can expect to see a new marketing campaign and, eventually, new travel destinations.These changes have been unravelling...

MTD adds new campus route, proposes changes for the fall

A student boards the 220N bus at the Transit Plaza.
May 25, 2015

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District has proposed changes to many of its bus routes and is looking to increase fares for this fall.On Wednesday, MTD held a public hearing at the Illinois Terminal...

A Look Back: Notable Homecomings of the Past

The Alpha Epsilon Phi House’s 1954 Homecoming decoration. The decoration urges Illinois to “Web Wisconsin.”
October 20, 2014

In the spring of 1910, seniors Clarence Foss Williams and Walter Elmer Ekblaw came up with the idea of a University “Homecoming” while sitting on the steps of the University YMCA, now known as Illini...

Flying to New Heights: Study Abroad student finds home at the University

Flying to New Heights: Study Abroad student finds home at the University
February 24, 2014

With her long auburn hair falling loosely over the shoulders of her petite 5’5” frame, pink lipstick and black mascara subtly highlighting her features, Lee Ramsay, founding member of the University’s...

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