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KRUSH EDITION: Ohio State and Illinois have gone different directions since 2005 stunner

KRUSH EDITION: Ohio State and Illinois have gone different directions since 2005 stunner

By Alex Roux

January 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

THIS IS FOR THE OHIO STATE KRUSH EDITION ONLY DON'T PUT IT IN THE PAPEROhio State has been on different level than Illinois lately when it comes to revenue sports.Since 1999, the Buckeyes have won two national titles in football and have been to three Final Fours in basketball (one was later vacated...

Illini implode at Indiana, lose 103-69

Illini implode at Indiana, lose 103-69

By Alex Roux

January 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

Illinois did Tuesday what you absolutely can’t afford to do if you want to win at Indiana.It let the Hoosiers play downhill.The Illini were backpedaling on defense all night in their 103-69 loss to Indiana as the Hoosiers (16-3, 6-0) effortlessly picked apart the Illinois defense at Asse...

Illinois needs to play desperate Tuesday to knock off Indiana

Illinois needs to play desperate Tuesday to knock off Indiana

By Alex Roux

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s easy to recognize a team playing with desperation.We often see desperation from teams with their backs against the wall, with no other choice but to eat or be eaten. If a team plays desperate in college basketball it usually means bodies are flying across the floor for loose balls, defenders a...

Orange Krush registration restructured amidst renovation

Orange Krush registration restructured amidst renovation

By Alex Roux

September 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The last time the Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics moved the student section of seats for one of the two major sports on campus, it would be hard to argue that it was much of an improvement for the students themselves.In 2007, the North End Zone section opened at Memorial Stadium, and Blo...

Q & A with Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel

Q & A with Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel

By Alexander Vassiliadis

April 9, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

For the electronic-rock duo Phantogram, 2014 has been a long-awaited return to promoting an album release.  Nearly four years after their 2010 debut album, “Eyelid Movies,” the band released “Voices” as their most recent full-length studio album on Feb. 18. It quickly made its way to the numbe...

Illinois basketball to return to new-look State Farm Center in fall

Illinois basketball to return to new-look State Farm Center in fall

March 19, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The first time Dave Downey walked into Assembly Hall in Champaign, he wasn’t thinking about the spectacle of the building. In March of 1963 his Illini were a game back of Ohio State in the Big Ten championship race. He was thinking about beating Northwestern the next day. Then he stepped onto the new...