The Daily Illini

Students compete in Mr. & Ms. U of I pageant

Past Mr. and Ms. U of I winners pose after being crowned.

By Annabeth Carlson

October 20, 2014

Elijah Okpogie never thought he would be in a pageant. But now, Okpogie, junior in LAS, has found himself to be a contestant in the Mr. & Ms. U of I pageant, which takes place tonight from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Illini Union Rooms A, B and C. He said someone sent him a link about the contest and decided ...

50Diamonds Photography captures college life on University campus

This photo was taken by 50Diamonds founder Elijah Okpogie at the Heartland Music Festival in March.

April 2, 2014

Whether it is taking advantage of Tuesday night’s drink specials or rolling around in hay at a barn dance, University students create memories to look back on long after their college years have passed. Now, those memories can be captured through 50Diamonds Photography. 50Diamonds Photography is an on-...