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Candi Butzow

Candi Butzow

Director, brand strategy | BuzzFeed | Class of 2004

The late, great Bonnie Jean’s made a mean slice but pizza’s not what comes to mind when Candi Butzow (’04, advertising) reflects on her UI days.

The popular food stop atop the Illini Inn “represents the culmination of may fun nights out on campus,” says BuzzFeed’s Chicago-based director of brand strategy. 

“After closing out Gully’s or Station, we would stumble up the flight of stairs to grab a slice and revisit the night’s events. I can still remember the feeling of comfort and closeness that that pizza elicited.”