Shop local for holiday gifts — on campus
The UIC Jazz Ensemble’s latest album, available for download, makes a great gift.
Looking to buy locally for your holiday gifts? Check out these UIC-related gifts and special discounts for holiday shoppers:
Support your local jazz band
The UIC Jazz Ensemble’s latest CD, “Walkin’ About,” is available for download online. The group’s second CD features a mix of classic works by Thad Jones and Oliver Nelson, in addition to selections from Kenny Wheeler’s “Sweet Time Suite” and an original composition by Jazz Ensemble conductor Andy Baker, director of jazz studies.
UIC’s new design
Head to the UIC Bookstore to update your wardrobe with T-shirts that feature the new campus logos and color palettes. The new identity system, created by UIC graphic design students, features two new designs: vertical text mirroring the Chicago skyline and a circular logo. Get $2 off through Dec. 17 with the coupon in the Dec. 3 UIC News, available in campus buildings.
Have a sports fan in the family? UIC Athletics is offering a two-for-one ticket deal for all home men’s basketball games. Use the code “2FOR1” online. Visit uicflames.com for a schedule of home games. Students are always free with i-card. And check out the UIC Flames store for merchandise.
Gifts from Jane
From books to jam, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Gift Shop has a variety of holiday gifts on sale this month. All regular-priced books are 15 percent off and seasonal, locally made jam is 25 percent off.
The Ultimate Gift Bag includes some of the museum’s most popular items for 10 to 15 percent off in a custom-made tote bag: Café Chicago’s fair trade coffee, Chicago Honey Co-Op honey, Jane Addams peace mug, seasonal jam, a copy of Jane Addams’ Twenty Years at Hull-House, Hull-House slogan pins and a poster copy of “Maps and Papers.”
Find the store on the second floor of the Residents’ Dining Hall. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.