The Daily Illini

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews to make decision Wednesday

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 25, 2014

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews will make his college decision on Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m., according to his Twitter account. He will choose between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State. Matthews, of Chicago St. Rita, is the top recruit in the state of Illinois in the...

Effects of SNAP cuts set in

By Eleanor Black

December 12, 2013

During its monthly food distribution night Nov. 21, Wesley Evening Food Pantry was filled with families waiting to be called up so it could pick up any food items it may need.  One of those waiting was Nicole Sechrest of Urbana, who said she has been on food stamps, now called the Supplemental Nutrition...