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Unifying cultures through cricket

Students play cricket on the South Quad on April 24. Participants are members of the Cricket Club of Illinois, a registered student organization. Cricket tournament finals will be Sunday on the South Quad.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

April 30, 2015

Every Friday night since April 4, the South Quad has transformed into a cricket field.Over 100 people, mostly from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, spread out across the lawn to play cricket for recreation. They also prepare for their upcoming tournament finals, which will be on Sunday on the South Quad.So...

House Bill could reduce penalties for possession of marijuana

April 17, 2014

State penalties for possessing marijuana could be significantly reduced, according to a bill that is currently on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives. If passed, House Bill 5708, introduced by State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-14, would change the penalty for first offense possession of small amoun...