The Daily Illini

Illinois women’s tennis falls to Northwestern in Big Ten tournament

Illinois' Melissa Kopinski attempts to return the ball during the match against Rutgers at Atkins Tennis Center on Sunday. The Illini won 7-0.

April 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s tennis team wanted revenge against Northwestern after the Illini lost to them 6-1 on March 20. An upset was in the works on Friday in Evanston, Illinois, during the Big Ten Tournament opener, but Illinois’ bid fell short in a 4-3 decision. The loss marks the end of the Illini...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

By Sarah Foster

January 29, 2015

Jim Pugh has a variety of extraordinary experiences to share with his students.Throughout his half-century-long musicianship, the trombonist and professor of jazz studies has written and directed pieces for symphonies. He’s soloed on soundtracks for feature films, and he’s had his head smashed in a tr...