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High diversity sets comforts, setbacks for international students

High diversity sets comforts, setbacks for international students

March 19, 2015

Yangwentao Fang, junior in Engineering, has spent the last four years in the United States. He had dreamed of visiting the U.S. since middle school, and when his high school in Hunan, China, offered a foreign exchange program for his senior year, Fang jumped at the opportunity. During his first year spe...

Illinois Marathon hoping to meet, exceed last year’s entrant numbers

Illinois Marathon hoping to meet, exceed last year’s entrant numbers

April 25, 2014

With runners coming from 13 countries and 45 states, the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon is looking to meet or exceed last year’s number of entrants. As of Monday, there were 19,662 total entrants. This includes 6,608 entrants in the 5K Walk/Run, 6,457 entrants in the Half Marathon and 2,096 in...