Cyclists battle roads and cancer

This summer will be anything but lazy for some Illinois students. Instead of reading books, playing guitar or selling lemonade, 28 students will be riding alongside highways and country roads, sweating under a ...

Hug a tree, celebrate earth day

Green is the color this week at the University of Illinois with Earth Week being celebrated across campus. Organized by the Office of Sustainability, the Illini Union Board and some registered student organizat...

My big fat Greek Easter

“Christos Anesti.” It means Christ has risen in Greek, and this Sunday, April 4, it will be exclaimed repeatedly in Greek Orthodox churches across the nation in celebration of Easter. “For the Orthodox Greeks,...

Voting yes makes huge success

Eight dollars goes a long way. It pays for a movie ticket, and it helps energy efficiency. It pays for a good six-pack of beer, and it also helps plant local produce. In the recent sustainable campus referendum...
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Senior bucket list

When the buzz asked Jacqueline Kogut, a senior in sports management and Spanish, what she’d like to do before graduation, she replied, “I have a whole list.” Kogut then proceeded to flip through her phone for t...

Peace with a side of pancakes

This Saturday, Jan. 30, the Urbana-Champaign Friends, both a non-profit group and faith group, will host Urbana-Champaign Friends Pancake Dinner and Mini Peace Bazaar. The event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m...