The Daily Illini

Cubit’s creativity keeps opponents on their toes

Illinois' offensive coordinator Bill Cubit communicate to his team during the game against Purdue at Memorial Stadium on Saturday Oct. 4. The Illini lost 38-27.

By Sean Neumann

October 30, 2014

When Illinois’ leading receiver ran through the backfield and took a hand-off on a reverse, it was something new, but nothing outrageous. Then when he launched the ball down the field for a 22-yard completion, it took Illini fans by surprise. Freshman Mike Dudek hadn’t thrown a pass in a game sin...

University freshman Frank Leone prepares to release new rap album

Photos courtesy of Zach Dalzell Frank Leone, freshman in Music, is preparing for the release of his first full-length project, “#EnterWILD,” expected to come out in late May or early June. As an up-and-coming hip-hop rapper, Leone has collaborated with several major musicians in the Chicago music scene.

April 8, 2014

With the upcoming release of his new album “#EnterWILD,” rapper Frank Leone is bringing music that he calls “unique, loud and powerful” to the music industry. Leone, also known as Samuel Flannigan, freshman in Music, performed Thursday night at The Canopy Club and promoted the future release...