Dawn of the Night

Nightlife is generally taken for granted, for it is a guaranteed feature of most societies. However, few have questioned the origins of human night activity like Koslofsky did in his History Book of the Year winner (2011).

Fashioning an expressive outlet

For the second year, College Fashion Week allowed sartorially-inclined students to pursue and develop their interest. From April 9 to 15, students were given the chance to explore fashion and other tangential s...

Heads Up: Relay for Life

The University of Illinois’s Colleges Against Cancer branch is hosting its 10th annual Relay for Life on Saturday, April 14. The American Cancer Society event provides a venue for people to celebrate cancer sur...

Add some spring to your step

While the recent surge of temperatures seems to suggest the transitional period that is spring will be somewhat brief this year, the lack of traditional spring “sweater weather” does not mean spring fashion has...
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Heads up: Spring break

Spring break is fast approaching, and with it comes a variety of ways to spend 10 glorious class-free days. The quintessential spring break stirs thoughts of some combination of beach, alcohol, parties and a co...
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Going Green: An Unofficial Style Guide

While St. Patrick’s Day is hardly the holiday that comes to mind when thinking about sartorial special occasions, Unofficial seems to be marking a flock of U of I students to stores selling green spirit clothin...
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The life and art of Rachel Suntop

Rachel Suntop, one of Champaign’s most creative residents, is an artist with no boundaries. She creates whatever comes to mind and is resourceful to the extent that she sees purpose and beauty in just about eve...
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Welcome to the Jungle

Amongst my friends I have a notorious reputation for frequently sporting animal clothing. While most people probably think this personal trend is limited to wearing the occasional animal print, it extends far b...

New year, new outfit

New Year’s Eve marks one of the most fashionable holidays of the year. Other holidays generally lack a universal dress code, but on New Year’s Eve, dressing formally and fashionably is expected. Upon thinki...