The Daily Illini

Illini of the Week Jan. 21: C.J. Maestas

C.J. Maestas, junior gymnast clinches 3 individual titles as Illini earn top spot at Windy City Invitational over two-time defending national champ Michigan.

By Daniel Collins

January 21, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down on Sunday nights and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success. As one of the leaders and top performers on the Illinois men’...

Nine local Methodist churches partner in Angel Build

Volunteers at Habitat for Humanity's Angel Build work on the foundation of the home they are building on Saturday. Nine Methodist Churches are teaming up with Habitat in the project. 

By Abrar Al-Heeti

July 21, 2014

Volunteer builders stood in a staggered line at the construction site of Habitat for Humanity’s Angel Build. With caulk tubes in hand, they perched themselves on the foundation, laying glue for the wood floor to adhere. Habitat for Humanity started construction on a new home for community member Chel...