A Nightcap in Champaign-Urbana: SomaUltralounge

photo courtesy of ‘Student Life in Downtown Champaign’

If Murphy’s Pub wins the award for the quaintest bar in Urbana-Champaign, and Station 211 wins the award for the most energetic venue in Urbana-Champaign, SomaUltralounge is going to be added to …

Marching Illini Challenge Alumni at Halftime

Photo courtesy of Marching Illini

As Saturday is Illinois’s homecoming vs. Indiana University, the Marching Illini will be welcoming back former band director Gary Smith, who served as director of the Marching Illini from 1976 to 1999. Since he retired, …

A Nightcap in Champaign-Urbana: Station 211

photo courtesy of Station 211

Station 211 is located in the epicenter of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s nightlife scene, and it may own the tittle of the most energetic nightlife venue on campus. Station 211 is not the …

A Nightcap in Champaign-Urbana: Murphy’s Pub

photo courtesy of dailyillini.com

Over thirteen percent of Illinois is of Irish decent, but if you’re not a member of that proud demographic that doesn’t mean you can’t make your way to Murphy’s Pub (ironically located on East Green Street). …

Halloween Haunts in Champaign

Ghosts and ghouls, witches and warlocks, werewolves and vampires; it’s time to give yourself a taste of Halloween delight. With tricks and treats plentiful in the Champaign area, you’re sure to find something to suit your fancy, or make you …

Crave Truck Serves Hip Street Waffles

Crave Truck  serves hot Belgium waffles out of their bright red truck in the Champaign-Urbana area. Not only can you get a plain, Classic Belgian Waffle, but also a Whole Grain waffle, Gluten-Free Waffle, or a Waffle Parfait. Seasonal offerings …

Illini Welcome the ‘Big Three’ New Coaches

After three big decisions from the University of Illinois’ Athletic Director, Mike Thomas, resulted in making coaching changes last year to three major teams at the University, these new additions are ready for their big shot. The three new head …

Dad’s Weekend at University of Illinois

Cheerleaders and Marching Illini Dads take part in the Dad’s Weekend halftime show.

Going away to school is one of the biggest steps in a child’s life, and it isn’t any easier for their parents. Luckily, the University of Illinois …

A Nightcap in Champaign-Urbana: Kam’s

photo courtesy of Kam’s

Bars and sports suit one another like chocolate and peanut butter. Who wants to watch a sitcom when you’re sharing a round with your buddies? Kam’s is an absolute staple of the Fighting Illini nightlife, specifically …

A Nightcap in Champaign-Urbana: Joe’s Brewery

photo courtesy of Joe’s Brewery

Of course, it’s always happy hour somewhere, but few locales offer up entertaining nightlife like a college campus. Joe’s Brewery wins the award for the most versatile nightlife scene in Champaign. This popular U of …