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New LED jacket lights the way for bikers

New LED jacket lights the way for bikers
November 11, 2015

Bikers now have a safer way to ride their bikes at night thanks to an LED-lit jacket created by students at the University.Four sophomores in Engineering – Anish Bhattacharya, Edgar Cortez, Naoki Tsuda...

University uses grant to improve bike parking

A student rides a bike through the Main Quad on October 5, 2015.
October 5, 2015

Busy college students may take short cuts whenever possible. Sometimes it means a Sparknotes search, sometimes it’s microwave dinners.Sometimes it means rushed bicyclists will lock their bikes against...

Illini 4000 stops at Alma during cross-country bike ride

Illini 4000 members in front of the Alma Mater on June 10.
June 13, 2015

The Illini 4000 stopped at the Alma Mater to take a break from their 4000-mile cross-country bike ride on Tuesday at 3 p.m.The non-profit organization consists of student bikers who document the...

Natural areas you need to see

May 28, 2014

Here’s a staggering statistic for you courtesy of the Illinois Natural History Survey: Before the settlers arrived in Illinois, more than 60 percent of the state was covered in prairie — that’s about...

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