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Remembering Brett Lerner one year later

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We're thinking about Brett Lerner this month and celebrating the first Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship recipient, Walker Post.

A junior majoring in journalism, Post was a natural fit to be awarded the Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship. He came to the University with a passion for journalism and has continued to develop himself as a professional, committed to studying both editorial and news broadcast. He admits, “The busier I am, the happier I will be.

31 Oct
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Box office opening for 2017 Ebert Film Festival passes

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Passes for the 19th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming April 19-23, 2017, will go on sale Nov. 1.

The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign. Related talks and panel discussions will be held at the Hyatt Place hotel in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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31 Oct
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Molina-Guzmán quoted in New York Times article

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Isabel Molina-Guzmán, MACS professors and author of “Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media,” was quoted in a New York Times article “Declaring ‘That’s Me,’ and Empowering Latinas.”

 

21 Oct
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Ebert Fellows review Chicago International Film Festival

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When it comes to the phrase “film festival,” students in Champaign-Urbana may first think of the Roger Ebert Film Festival, held every year at the Virginia Theatre in April. However, the Midwest supports hundreds of film festivals, small and large.

20 Oct
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