COLE HENKE won't skip the NCAA tournament. But his current location makes it tricky.
"I haven't missed one in years and don't plan on missing one now," Henke said.
The UI broadcast journalism major from Belleville is spending the semester in Canberra, Australia. He is studying at the Australian National University and "having an amazing time."
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URBANA — Actor/humorist Nick Offerman will return to town to take part in "Whisky, Wood and Barbecue," a fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. April 1 for Japan House, founded by his mentor, Shozo Sato.
Kyle Klein II, 16, of Champaign is an actor appearing mainly in regional theater. He has been home-schooled since he was in eighth grade. He stars in the two-person chamber musical, "John & Jen"; the last show is at 5 p.m. today at Parkland College Theatre.
When did you start acting?
Bulletin from the North Pole: For those girls and boys who have been good, Santa now offers to shimmy down the chimney within a prearranged half-hour window, and you can track him with a smartphone app. That way, the milk won't be warm, and the cookies won't go stale.