The Daily Illini

Illini volleyballers nab several All-Conference awards

Illinois' Jocelynn Birks (7) attempts to spike the ball during the match against Northwestern at Huff Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Illinois won 3-1.

By Lucas Wright

December 2, 2015

The Illini volleyball team earned its third-straight trip to the NCAA Tournament and its sixth in seven years with head coach Kevin Hambly at the helm.Based on records, this year is one of Hambly’s weakest teams, entering the tournament with only 19 wins as opposed to 26 wins in 2014 and 32 in 2011MD....

Illinois volleyball cruise to a sweep of Texas Southern in Sun Devil Invitational

Illinois' Ali Stark (13) spikes the ball during the game vs Louisville  at Huff Hall on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.  Illinois won 3-0.

By Daniel Dexter

September 21, 2015

The No. 6 Illinois volleyball team opened the Sun Devil invitational on Friday with a masterful sweep of Texas Southern (25-13, 25-7, 25-11).The Illini (9-2) defense stifled the Tigers’ (2-9) offense, limiting them to a negative hitting percentage throughout the match. On the other end, Illinois’ ...

Greek philanthropies shatter student misconceptions

By Rebecca Kapolnek

February 28, 2014

On crisp autumn days bursts of activity can be heard from the confines of “Frat Park.” Tug-of-war, dodgeball, mud wrestling and flag football are among the sports played, and flocks of sorority girls and fraternity men gather together in hopes of winning the grand prize. But what might not meet th...

Dream house made of campus buildings

Frank Warren, author of the New York Times’ best seller, “PostSecret: Confessions on Life, Death, and God”, presented a multimedia presentation at the Foellinger Auditorium on Nov. 5.

February 11, 2014

Haven’t you ever wanted to go to Foellinger Auditorium, pull the screen down, and play video games on the projector? Wouldn’t it be great to have a kitchen as big as Ikenberry Dining Hall? The buildings we enter every day for lectures and discussions on campus are extraordinary, so I decided to create my d...

Fraternities and sororities prepare to recruit new members during spring semester

Madeleine Defreitas, Hannah Weaver, Nicole Bergen, Melissa España, Illini Media employee, and Aleli Alcaide pose for a photo in March at the Sigma Kappa house. The five Sigma Kappa members participated in Informal Recruitment during Spring 2013. 

February 4, 2014

As students returned from winter break, executive boards from a majority of the 49 fraternities in Interfraternity Council, along with three sororities in Panhellenic Council — Delta Zeta, Sigma Kappa and Phi Sigma Sigma — have already begun preparation for their rounds of spring recruitment. As...