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Daryl Quitalig | The Daily Illini Illinois' Ted Karras (69) looks at the defense during the game against Indiana at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.

Illini lineman Karras enters 2015 at full strength

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer July 31, 2015

Ted Karras sat at an elevated table with a smile on his face during the first day of the Big Ten Media Days on Thursday in Chicago. His expression was the opposite when the media and fans last saw...

Investigation on Alma vandalism continues

By Madison Johnston May 31, 2015

Around 2 a.m. on Monday, May 18, security footage from the Alma Cam captured a group of around twelve people on the southeast corner of Green and Wright streets. It showed one individual spray painting...

Vandalism reported on Alma Mater statue

By Daily Illini Staff Report May 22, 2015

A University employee reported someone had spray-painted the Alma Mater statue, located in the 1400 block of W. Green St., Urbana, overnight on Monday.The employee reported the vandalism Monday afternoon....

Chimesmaster Sue Woods practices on the chimes in Altgeld Hall.

Chiming Holiday Greetings

By Saher Khan December 9, 2014

The sounds of Altgeld Hall’s bells are an all too familiar sound across the Main Quad. On Monday, Chancellor Wise sent out a video reminding campus that those spirited tunes are not automated, but the...

John Milton Gregory's grave is placed between Altgeld Hall and the David Dodds Henry Administration Building. Several other University presidents are also buried on campus, including Burrill.

John Milton Gregory: the University’s father

By Josh Cain November 11, 2014

While students may know of Alma Mater, the University’s maternal figure, the University’s “father” does not receive as much attention. The University’s founding father and first president, John...

UI alumni reflect on their time on campus

By Christina Oehler October 21, 2014

The University of Illinois is known for many of its iconic characteristics: its strong engineering program, the Alma Mater and the deep history of the reputable school amid the cornfields. Yet among all...

Seniors aim to finish bucket list before graduation

By Christen McGlynn May 6, 2014

With only a couple weeks left of the school year, the class of 2014 is starting to say farewell to its four undergraduate years at the University. While they may have started their time here as freshmen...

Four years of change around campus

By Earn Saenmuk May 6, 2014

One of most significant changes was made only two years ago— the restoration of the Alma Mater. The Alma Mater left campus on August 7, 2012 for an extended restoration and returned to campus on April...

10 Campus Situations That Make Me a Grumpy Cat

December 17, 2013

1 | Waking up for class. 2 | Waiting in line at Chipotle. 3 | The Alma Mater is still gone. 4 | Missing the bus by mere seconds. 5 | Smelling KAM’S when walking down Daniel Street. 6 | Winter weather...

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