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The Origins of April Fools’ Day

By Bridget Hynes

April 1, 2014

April Fools’ Day, a holiday now known for pranks and jokes, is celebrated across the nation and throughout the Western world on April 1. However, the lighthearted event, alternatively known as All Fools’ Day, does not have the clearest origins.   The most popular explanation has the holiday running ...

No. 14 soccer gunning for road

By Derek Barichello

September 3, 2004

The Illini soccer team hits the road for the first time this season when it travels to play Southeast Missouri State tonight and Evansville on Sunday. One of the team's goals for this fall is to finish with a winning record away from home. The Illini believe it will be one of the keys to achieving a Bi...