Emily Scott


Location icon United States of America

I'm a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I currently am a staff writer for the Department of ISE at UIUC. I also write for the Daily Illini and Buzz magazine.

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Stamps of Approval

It's the thrill of the chase-finding that one item missing from your collection-that makes stamp collecting worthwhile. And tomorrow and Sunday, Oct. 26, local stamp collectors may be able to find that that missing piece right here in Urbana. Annually, the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club (CUSC) hosts the Champaign-Urbana Philatelic Exhibition, also known as CUPEX.

Haptik: IE Graduate Launches Successful Start-Up

A new way to access customer support has arrived in the form of an interactive, real-time mobile app. It's called Haptik, and it was developed by Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev, both University of Illinois engineering alumni. Launched in April 2014, Haptik lets users quickly chat with experts to get answers to their questions on a variety of products and services.

Illinois Reporter
Welborn finds confidence through performing

By Emily Scott Okaw Valley High School Even though she describes herself as shy, Serah Welborn is confident enough to don elaborate gowns and other medieval dress as a part of her high school's musical theater troupe. Despite being soft-spoken, this high-school senior has found ways to express herself through her musical and theatrical talents....

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Volunteers for Holiday Cheer

"To give is better than to receive"-and the proof is in the main focus of Crisis Nursery's annual Children's Holiday Shop. During the event, hundreds of children throughout the community will purchase gifts for their family and friends, and hundreds of volunteers will assist them in the process.

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Artful Arithmetic

This Friday and Saturday, the University's Geometry Lab will be holding MoSAIC (Mathematics of Science, Art, Industry and Culture) Festival. Through speakers, interactive workshops, video screenings and an art exhibition, attendees will be able to explore mathematics and art through a different perspective. The festival is free to attend and open to the public.

Illinois Reporter 2013

Final publication of the 2013 Illinois Press Foundation High School Journalism Workshop held at Eastern Illinois University.

Illinois Reporter
Hidden history at Red's

By Emily Scott Step inside a building at 1822 Broadway Ave. in downtown Mattoon, and visitors' eyes will be drawn to an enormous display of items such as rusty farm tools and hornet nests. This is where Jerry McDaniel cuts hair. The exterior of Red's Barber Shop is painted with multicolored barber poles and a...

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