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YouTube founding team member shares advice with fellow Illini

October 25, 2015

In the 14 years since she left the University, Christina Brodbeck has made a name for herself; but the foundation for her career began on the Urbana campus, she said.Brodbeck, recipient of the 2015 LAS...

Jenna Marbles brings the internet to real life

Jenna Marbles brings the internet to real life
April 16, 2015

Just as Clark Kent transforms into Superman, Jenna Mourey dons her false eyelashes, sardonic wit and pint-sized pooches to become Internet legend Jenna Marbles. Marbles has built an online empire based...

Pianist, National Guard officer performs for ‘A Salute to Veterans’

Pianist, National Guard officer performs for 'A Salute to Veterans'
November 3, 2014

Pianist Ian Gindes will always remember his first big audience. It was not in a concert hall, but rather a theater in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in front of hundreds of young soldiers at a meeting for...

R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

SoMo, or Joseph Somers-Morales, will perform at 9 p.m. at The Canopy Club on Tuesday.
April 29, 2014

Originally a rhythm and blues cover artist on YouTube, SoMo is now spreading beyond the Internet. SoMo is a R&B and pop singer-songwriter on Republic Records. His videos quickly gained traction, with...

The Impressions of Allen Kleiner

Allen Kleiner, freshman in computer science engineering, balances his education with greek life and a capella groups. 
April 28, 2014

Freshman in Engineering Allen Kleiner knew he wanted to rush a fraternity prior to arriving on campus. However, he didn’t expect to feel so welcomed by the brothers of Theta Chi. “I didn’t expect...

17 Ways to Productively Procrastinate

December 17, 2013

1 | Write your paper’s title page and bibliography first, then feel accomplished that at least one page is done. Reward yourself with a false sense of hope and at least 30 minutes of Netflix.  2 | Stare...

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