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That public radio documentary you just listened to was made by high school students

Every year, the eighth graders entering Janet Morford’s social studies class at the University of Illinois Laboratory High School (Uni) learn how to conduct oral history interviews.

29 Sep
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Pygmalion’s Literature Festival both astounds and affects

The following article was written for an Ebert Fellowship in memory of the late Roger Ebert. The fellowship works with the forthcoming Roger Ebert Center at the College of Media. Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips advises the Ebert fellows.

28 Sep
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Bill Geist, 2015 Homecoming Parade Marshal

Bill Geist

Bill Geist, noted columnist, author, correspondent and proud graduate of the College of Media at the University of Illinois, will serve as grand marshal of this year’s homecoming parade.

18 Sep
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THE LONG JOURNEY HOME: THE STORY OF LATINO MIGRATION INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS

Brant Houston

Join us for the second installment of our Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series, “The Long Journey Home.” This panel discussion will trace the past, present, and future of Latino migration in central Illinois by highlighting oral histories and contemporary investigative reporting on migrant worker camps.

16 Sep
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Getting Personal: Amelia Mugavero

Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, Amelia Mugavero, a UI senior majoring in broadcast journalism, chats with The N-G's Melissa Merli. The Dallas, Texas, native is Miss Central Illinois and is the first Marching Illini feature twirler in 10 years.

14 Sep
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