Category: Arts & Entertainment

Music Matters in Urbana

Photos | Submitted Students in third through fifth grades attended Music Matters: The Importance and Benefit of Continuing Orchestra on Jan. 12 at Urbana High School. The program was created by UHS sophomore Gabriella Papillo.

When Urbana High School sophomore Gabriella Papillo was brainstorming projects to earn her Girl Scout Gold Award, she decided to raise awareness for something she loved: participation in orchestra. Papillo herself plays the cello. “I’ve been in orchestra since sixth…

No Shelf Required

‘Tis the season … the season for books, movies, music and more! Are you having trouble trying to find something good to read? We can help with that. Our librarians love nothing more than to try to match you with…

November Is NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, a 30-day period beginning on Nov. 1. Hundreds of thousands of writers from all over the world will attempt to write 50,000 words toward a novel; hitting the 50K word count goal is considered…