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Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Illinois' DJ Zhan crosses the finish line to win the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

June 23, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team’s season came to a close June 12, but not before they left their mark on the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The championships were held at the college track mecca of Hayward Field in Eugene, OR. Six Illini athletes competed at the Championships following their succe...

Illini Student Veterans president helps former military members transition to life on campus

Johnny Watts poses with his squad leader and two squad members on the

April 14, 2014

Johnny Watts refused to get out of his car. He pulled into the garage at his home in Champaign 10 minutes ago but wasn’t ready to go inside. Johnny spent six years in the Army, ascending to the rank of Staff Sergeant. He endured basic training. He fired automatic weapons and drove some of the heav...