The Daily Illini

Illinois women’s rowing club wraps up regular season

The Illinois women's rowing team compete in the Lubbers Cup in Michigan.

By Emma McGowen

April 15, 2015

The Illinois women’s rowing team wrapped up its regular season this past weekend with the women’s Varsity 8+ boat finishing last out of seven teams and the Novice 8+ boat placing third out of six teams at Don Lubber’s Cup. “We got a lot of racing experience,” senior club president Meridith...

Illini Women’s Rowing Club prepares for the Don Lubber’s Cup

Women’s Novice 8+ rowing on Lake Lanier in Georgia over spring break in March 2014.

By Emma McGowen

April 9, 2015

The Illinois Collegiate Rowing Invite is just over a week away, April 18. To prepare, the Illinois women’s club will compete in Don Lubber’s Cup in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this weekend. Don Lubber’s Cup will be the Illini’s last regular season race — the event was named after former Grand Vall...

Crowdfunding; modern financial aid

Crowdfunding; modern financial aid

By Darrah Perryman

April 2, 2015

An acceptance letter to the University does not always equal attendance in the fall. For many, it comes down to dollars and cents, and if they don’t add up, the options can be slim. As college tuition increases, many are prompted to find other means to pay for education. Crowdfunding websites allow in...