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Homecoming: A foreign term for some

October 27, 2014

With more than 9,800 international students at the University there are many differences between American culture and others. One such difference is Homecoming. “We don’t have football in France, just...

ROTC hosts second annual Hall of Fame induction

October 20, 2014

The University’s Army ROTC will host its second annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday to recognize University ROTC alumni who have made significant leadership contributions in both the military...

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

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

Annual 5K Homecoming race restarts after 8 year hiatus

The Homecoming 5k returns after nearly a decade on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at the Arboretum.
October 20, 2014

The reason that Joel Sarmiento runs is not only to stay in shape or to be healthy. It’s to keep a peaceful, calm mindset. “You get into this state of mind where everything’s clear, and you’re not...

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