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Illini men’s track and field have strong showing to win windy Twilight Invite

Illini men’s track and field have strong showing to win windy Twilight Invite

April 14, 2014

Illinois track and field is not used to competing outdoors in front of an orange-clad crowd, and the Twilight Invite was a perfect opportunity for fans to turn out to support the team. Warm spring weather added incentive for fans to show up, but winds reached nearly 30 miles per hour when running events...

A sea of green: Fashions of Unofficial

A sea of green: Fashions of Unofficial

By Eliseo Elizarraraz and Raymond Sobczak

March 10, 2014

Up and down Green Street on Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day, the walkways and businesses were crowded with people wearing green. From green hats all the way down to green shoes, many were fully decked out in  Unofficial apparel.  Among the vibrant tones of the day’s color, many people were sporting this year’s U...

Mitte of ‘Breaking Bad’: Cerebral palsy does not define me

Mitte of ‘Breaking Bad’: Cerebral palsy does not define me

March 5, 2014

“If you don’t know who I am, I have no idea why you’re here,” joked RJ Mitte to the crowd that had gathered in the Illini Union I-Rooms on Tuesday night. Although you may not immediately know the name “RJ Mitte,” it’s doubtful you are unfamiliar with his character, Walt “Flynn” Jr., the...