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Venue 51 brings back traditional Illini event

 The bar at Venue 51, which is colored by an array of lights, is now opening to the public for Wednesday night drink specials. Previously, the bar was known for hosting private parties.

By Mara Shapiro

August 26, 2015

With exposed ceilings, a hammered metal bar and vibrant lights refracting off the geometric interior, Venue 51 provides a new, contemporary setting for Wednesday night drink specials. Director of Events Paris Blalock said Venue 51, located at 51 E. Green St. and known for hosting various private part...

Illini men’s tennis ends hectic weekend with a loss

Illinois Tim Kopinski attempts to return the ball during the meet against Pepperdine, at Atkins Tennis Center, on Mar. 14, 2014. The Illini won 5-0.

By Brett Lerner

March 17, 2014

The Illinois men’s tennis team finished its busiest weekend of the season with a 2-1 record. The weekend put the Illini up against their toughest competition, with all three of their opponents being ranked in the top-50. Illinois also had to travel to California after its Friday night match to pla...