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Illinois volleyball decimates Rutgers in three sets.

Illinois' Ali Bastianelli (5) attempts to spike the ball during the match against Northwestern at Huff Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Illinois won 3-1.

By Daniel Dexter

November 15, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team plays some of the best teams in the country week-to-week — that’s the nature of the Big Ten — but playing Rutgers is a bit of an exception.Saturday, the No. 17 Illini (18-9, 9-7)JT dismantled the struggling Scarlet Knights (4-24, 1-15)JT in three sets. Illino...

No. 13 Illinois volleyball returns home to face defending champs

Illinois' Jocelynn Birks (7) spikes the ball during the game versus Louisville at Huff Hall on Friday, August 28, 2015.The Illini won 3-0.

By Eli Schwadron

October 7, 2015

The No. 13 Illinois volleyball team will be “fired up” to play at Huff Hall for the first time since August, according to head coach Kevin Hambly.Illinois (11-4) takes on No. 3 Penn State (14-1) — a team the Illini defeated on the road in 2014 — on Friday at 7 p.m. After facing the defendin...

Illinois taken down in five set thriller against Minnesota

Brenton Tse/Illinois Athletics Communication

By Daniel Dexter

October 4, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team (11-4) is officially on its first losing streak of the season.RBThe No. 7 IlliniRB entered Minneapolis looking to rebound after being upset by No. 19 Wisconsin just three days earlier.RB But Illinois failed to rise to the occasion against No. 16 Minnesota (11-3)RB and was sent home with its second l...

First annual Spring Jam concert brings B.o.B., Timeflies

Timeless lead singer, Cal Shapiro, freestyle raps a song about the University during Spring Jam at the Main Quad on Sunday.

April 27, 2015

A location students usually use to study and commute to class was converted into a stage and outdoor concert venue Sunday afternoon. The University’s first annual Spring Jam concert hosted well-known artists B.o.B. and Timeflies. The Illini Union Board, State Farm Center and Star Course hosted the...

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

Illinois' Jordan Naleway performs a routine on the floor during the match against Penn State at Huff Hall on Saturday, February 1, 2015.

February 5, 2015

The Illinois women’s gymnastics team is coming off its best meet of the season thus far, but the gymnasts are still focused on improving for Saturday’s home meet against Minnesota. Despite scoring a season-high in last weekend’s win at Huff Hall, the Illini still made mistakes, so they aren’t s...

ROTC hosts second annual Hall of Fame induction

By Brittney Nadler

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 and civilian world. The medal ceremony will take place in Huff Hall on Friday at 10 a.m., follow...

Police blotter for Sept. 4, 2014

September 4, 2014

Champaign — Burglary was reported in the 600 block of Stoughton Street around 8 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown offender entered the victim’s unlocked apartment and stole an electronic gaming system and games while the victim was asleep. University — Theft was reported at Lincoln ...

Graduation weekend schedule of events

May 6, 2014

Native American House Congratulatory Program For all graduating Native American students  When: Friday, May 16, at 5:30 p.m. Location: Illini Union Rooms A, B and C   Bruce D. Nesbitt African-American Cultural Center Black Congratulatory Ceremony  For all graduating African-American students When: F...

Campus Tunnels: An Underground World of Connections

Campus Tunnels: An Underground World of Connections

By Bridget Hynes

March 11, 2014

Clip-clop. Clip-clop. The shoes of Bethany Cutts, assistant professor in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, hit the ground and reverberated through the tunnel, the echo bouncing off its cold, gray walls.  Companions were few and far between as Cutts walked from Bevier Hall to Turner Hall in an underground t...

Illini men’s gymnastics celebrates senior night

By Kieran Hampl

March 6, 2014

For the No. 6 Illinois men’s gymnastics team, the week of rest has allowed for a refinement of some skills heading into the final stretch of the season. Before the final push in the Big Ten and NCAA Championships, the Illini will host their last home meet of the season, which will be the last of th...

Illinois women’s gymnastics hopes to improve conference record at Penn State

February 14, 2014

The No. 15 Illinois women’s gymnastics team will face No. 21 Penn State this Saturday for its first away meet in two weeks. “Traveling away for a Big Ten competition, it’s always a great opportunity,” head coach Kim Landrus said. “And I think that we’re ready to go to State College and just ...