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The Funny Side of Halloween

Monty python and the Holy Grail - Cumberland Players

Monty Python and the Holy Grail – Cumberland Players

Many people think of scary when they think of Halloween, but one family is trying to bring out the lighter side with their Monty Python tribute.

Jacob and Lori Bernard are bringing their love of the movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” to Halloween night. The Bernards are re-creating the “Flageolet Monk” scene from the cult classic and putting it on display in downtown Champaign. The Bernards, along with friends and anyone else who wants to join, will be walking throughout the city reciting and chanting the familiar scene. Continue reading

Sights and Sounds of Fighting Illini Football

Taking an in-depth look at a game day of Fighting Illini Football

For Assignments 2 and 3, I decided to focus my photo essay on the Illinois vs. Western Kentucky Football game from September 6th. I felt as though a sporting event had a clear beginning, middle and end, and would be a great topic for a storytelling assignment. I was excited to get to capture some of the unique elements of a sporting event, and for Assignment 3, capture the natural sound within Memorial Stadium. While a beginning and end are pretty clear in sports stories, I found it interesting to focus on the middle, as that is where the unexpected can occur, and I feel as though I captured a good portion of it. Enjoy!

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