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Andrea Darlas

Andrea Darlas

Anchor/reporter/host | WGN Radio, Chicago | Class of 1994

No doubt about it: Andrea Darlas’ college years were “the best time of my life,” says the 20-year WGN Radio anchor, reporter and show host.

Twenty-six reasons why:

WPGU, my first job. Pi Beta Phi, my sorority. C.O. Daniel’s, Time Warp Tuesday. Dollar slices at Bub’s. Grog’s. Garcia’s. Papa Del’s.

“The Boneyard. Walking to class. Living in Urbana. Living in Champaign. Foellinger Auditorium. The Illini Union. Greg Hall

“The College of Communications, now Media. My professors — Robin Kaler, Lynn Holley, Terry Finnegan, Jerry Landay, Tom Costello, Dean Slater.  

The Morrow Plots. Homecoming. Football games. Mom’s weekend. Dad’s weekend. 

“The best time of my life.”