Cope details the homecoming of Sasha Velour, Urbana's very own drag queen superstar.
This month, Tom goes miniature golfing and turns his critical eye towards each and every hole.
If you can't beat the heat, at least call it a draw at Aikman Wildlife Adventure in Arcola, IL.
Burlesque/Vaudeville troupe Carnivále Debauche provided a high-energy, crowd-pleasing celebration of all things nerdy at Nerdlesque.
Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, spoke at the Illini Union last night as a part of One Book One Campus.
As we wind down the publishing calendar for 2018, here are the most visited articles on Smile Politely this year.
Check out the results when they are posted for the much-anticipated Midterm Election.
The 14th installment of PYGMALION took place last week and into the weekend, check out some photos from the event within.
Fomer President Barack Obama appeared on campus today, and we were there to capture it.
Anna was one of the lucky 1000 to see Hasan Minhaj last night, who came to campus as part of the Illini Union Board Spring Speaker Series.
This week, as Tovala launches their Kickstarter campaign for their new high tech cooker, it could have a sticker that says “Urbana Inside”.
Students in UIUC's Coordinated Science Lab are ensuring that a conference of the students, by the students, and for the students shall not perish from their University.
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