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The Illinois softball team heads off the field after a game against Minnesota March 28. The Illini will face Ohio State at Eichelberger Field for their last home series of the season this weekend.
Illinois sets up for last home series of season against Ohio State  
May 7, 2021

There are two four-game series left in the regular season for the Illini. The team is ready to put...

Illinois to host NCAA Regionals, looks to avenge 2019 second-round loss
May 6, 2021

On Monday, the NCAA selection show unveiled the 64 teams that will play in the national tournament.  The...

Junior Adrien Dumont De Chassart swings his club at the Big Ten Championship Sunday.
Illini of the week: Small continues to build his legacy after sixth straight Big Ten title
May 6, 2021

Illinois men’s head golf coach Mike Small’s list of achievements is long: He is a 2013 Illinois...

Editorial | Dire semester produces resilient Illini
Editorial | Dire semester produces resilient Illini
May 6, 2021

This year’s finals could not arrive at a more distressing moment. Whether it be the pandemic lingering,...

Students study for finals on the first floor of Grainger Library on May 6, 2019. Columnist Samuel Rahman argues that semester finals need to be updated.
Opinion | Let finals reflect productive examining
May 6, 2021

Finals: What’s the point?  If 33% of my grade depends on a single paper or exam — and subsequently...

Students walk outside the Illini Union on Aug. 21. Columnist Noah Nelson encourages Illini to power through finals week.
Opinion | Power through this semester's finals
May 5, 2021

It’s that time of year again — and no, it’s not Christmas. On college campuses everywhere,...

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.
The Daily Illini police blotter for May 6
May 7, 2021

Champaign Theft of a motor vehicle was reported on the 1400 block of Sunset Drive around 8 p.m....

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 5
May 6, 2021

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported in the 900 block of Devonshire Drive around...

UI library to undergo long overdue renovations
UI library to undergo long overdue renovations
May 6, 2021

Sitting between the Armory and the largely subterranean Undergraduate Library is the Main Library. Despite...

Students study at the main stacks of the Main Library on April 30, 2019. There are many good places to study on campus.
Best places to study for finals
May 6, 2021

Finals are fast approaching, and it’s time to buckle down and start studying. With the ongoing...

Former Illinois assistant basketball coach Chin Coleman instructs players at the game against Nebraska Feb. 25. Coleman and former assistant coach Orlando Antigua have been hired by Kentucky.
Antigua, Coleman officially hired by Kentucky
May 6, 2021

Former Illinois men’s basketball coaches Chin Coleman and Orlando Antigua have been hired by Kentucky,...

The Illinois baseball team meets on the pitcher’s mound to discuss strategy against Purdue April 18. The Illini are currently struggling with pitching.
Column | Pitching struggles negate one of Big Ten's top lineups
May 6, 2021

In Major League Baseball, if a player gets a base hit three out of 10 times, fame and fortune follow. While...

Sophomore Gabi Robles runs to first base after a hit against Purdue on April 16. Robles tries to use obstacles she faces as motivation on the field during her games.
Robles uses personal obstacles as on-field motivation
May 5, 2021

Perfection is not a standard; it’s an obstacle. Yet, the drive for perfectionism can be a positive...

Junior Taylor Kuper dives for the ball at a match against Purdue in West Lafayette, Indiana April 2. Kuper is a force to be reckoned with after overcoming the struggle of finding her role in the first half of the season.
Super Kuper: First-Team All-Big Ten selection reflects on new responsibilities, challenges
May 5, 2021

The scariest part of playing against Illinois might be the sight of libero Taylor Kuper walking...

Foellinger Auditorium stands tall on the Main Quad. Students get ready to say goodbye to campus as finals come around.
Prioritize health, do not sweat burnout
May 6, 2021

It’s May once again and that means you’ve made it through yet another begrudging, infuriating...

A frozen boneless beef chuck roast sits on a wooden cutting board in the Universities Meat Science Lab. The lab supplies local residents with different kinds of products that are harvested from the University farms south of campus.
Meat Science Laboratory sells products from UI farms
May 1, 2021

The Meat Science Laboratory has been referred to as a hidden gem of the Champaign-Urbana community...

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, is handcuffed and taken into custody after being found guilty of all charges in the death of George Floyd, in Minneapolis on April 20. The Black Lives Matter movement gained a lot of momentum following Floyd’s passing.
Students call Chauvin Verdict a silver lining
April 30, 2021

On May 25, 2020, the murder of George Floyd sparked protests all around the world against systemic...

Scientists explore vaccine effects on periods
Scientists explore vaccine effects on periods
April 29, 2021

Katharine Lee, post-doctoral research scholar in the division of public health sciences at Washington...

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