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Olen nets hat trick in much-needed Illini hockey win

By Lucas Wright

February 13, 2016

Tweet: John Olen nets hat trick in @Illinihockey win over ISUAfter losing three straight games, the Illinois hockey team needed a win against Illinois State to bounce back and keep its season on track. In times like that, most teams look to their upperclassmen or captains to get the job done. Enter senior captain John Olen.A...

Illini hockey swept in Ohio

Illini hockey swept in Ohio

February 7, 2016

When the Illinois hockey team last faced Ohio on Oct. 23-24, the following week it took on Illinois...

Illini of The Week Jan 27: James Mcging

Illini of The Week Jan 27: James Mcging

January 27, 2016

Tweet: This weeks IOTW is @IlliniHockey 's James Mcging #Illini Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits do...

Illini hockey outmatch Rochester College in two-game sweep

Illini hockey outmatch Rochester College in two-game sweep

January 25, 2016

In its first home series of 2016, Illinois (15-10-3) managed to net 11 goals over the weekend against Roches...

UI professor Holonyak wins 2015 Draper Prize

By Camille Murray and Abigale Svoboda

January 8, 2015

Engineering professor Nick Holonyak is one of five people awarded the 2015 Draper Prize for being pioneers of light-emitting diode, better known as LED, technology. Among the other recipients are two University almuni, George Craford and Russell Dupuis, who were also Holonyak’s students. Holonyak created the red LED light in 1962...