The Daily Illini

UI Black Greek Council Showcase shows off student dance performances

By Natalie Stewart

April 21, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

On Saturday, UI’s Black Greek Council put on the first BGC Showcase as part of their inaugural Black Greek Picnic weekend. At the showcase, which was in Foellinger Auditorium, several fraternities and sororities from the Divine Nine performed routines for the audience that included each group’s unique...

Black Greek Council presents first Greek Picnic weekend

By Natalie Stewart

April 16, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The University’s Black Greek Council is bringing something new to campus with its first Greek Picnic weekend. The Greek Picnic, which is occurring in place of the annual “Step Down” competition, will span over two days with a total of four activities for picnicgoers on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, ...

‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

By Amelia Mugavero

April 17, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In the annual Stepdown Show, members of Black Greek sororities and fraternities will make their voices heard through dance, acting and step performances. This year, two voices of the newly completed “Divine Nine” will resonate in the auditorium, making this year’s show one of the largest lineups of...

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

By Raymond Sobczak

April 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The sound of galloping heels will soon strut across the Quad. Students, faculty members and community members will whoop and holler as the ninth annual “Walk A Mile” event begins. On Friday, an estimated 500 men will gather on the Main Quad at 5 p.m. to walk four laps around the Quad while wearing...

Illinois hockey team gears up for huge weekend against Ohio

By Joey Figueroa

January 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

The No. 20 Illinois hockey team is coming off a relatively easy weekend at home and will bring its short two-game winning streak to No. 4 Ohio this weekend. This will be the Illini’s second series with the Bobcats this season. Their last was split, as Illinois bounced back from an embarrassing 8-1 defea...

Twizted Yard Show emphasizes Greek unity

By Alice Smelyansky

December 11, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

No matter how many finals and assignments the sisters of Zeta Phi Beta may have ahead of them, those thoughts are set aside the moment they take the stage and start strolling, chanting, dancing and showcasing the deep-rooted traditions of a yard show.  Tonight at 7 p.m., Zeta Phi Beta will host the s...