The Daily Illini

C-U Pride Fest “bigger and better” than year before

Reca.Sto, a multimedia arts imprint band, performs at Champaign's 2015 Pride Parade on Saturday.

By Lilly Mashayek

September 20, 2015

People lining Neil Street cheered as members of the Champaign-Urbana for Bernie Sanders group chanted “discrimination has got to go,” while they marched in Saturday’s Pride Fest parade. The sixth annual all-day festival began with workshops and seminars at the Hyatt Place Hotel and Big Grove ...

Illinois baseball’s Fletcher continues family legacy

Illinois' Casey Fletcher (3) takes a swing at the ball during the baseball game vs. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday. Illinois won 5-1.

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

April 23, 2015

A large black plaque and eight smaller ones hang on the wall behind the Illinois Field press box. Written on the large board is “Past Illinois players in the Major Leagues with at Least 1 year of service” with 36 names listed. The eight individual plaques have greater detail — a picture of each ...