And the award for most dramatic performance in a UI-at-150 video goes to ...
(Click on the “play greeting” button and judge for yourself).
That’s Adria Dawn — stage star, life of the party, TV actress and ’90s regular at The Etc.
“It was down the street from Krannert, where I practically lived, so when I wanted to escape and act like a beatnik I would go there," says Dawn (Urbana High School '92).
"They always had a fire going and you could drink wassail and eat crackers and feel like you were smart, cool and collected.”