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University RSOs gain followers through friendship, school pride

By Maddie Galassi

August 19, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

The University has a reputation for being an extremely large, diverse campus, and their RSOs follow the same trend. But what distinguishes an organization from gaining a small or large following? And how do clubs maintain their presence? These RSOs weighed in:Illini PrideWith a campus full of students...

Illini 4000 stops at Alma during cross-country bike ride

Illini 4000 stops at Alma during cross-country bike ride

By Atoosa Sayeh

June 13, 2015


Filed under News

The Illini 4000 stopped at the Alma Mater to take a break from their 4000-mile cross-country bike ride on Tuesday at 3 p.m.The non-profit organization consists of student bikers who document the American cancer experience through the Portraits Project and raising funds for cancer research while taking annual bike ri...

Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

By Brittney Nadler

April 29, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

They end at the Golden Gate Bridge, weave past accident-prone casual bikers, and glide down one final hill before reuniting with their families on a beach after 73 days apart. They are Illini 4000, a registered nonprofit and Registered Student Organization that raises money for cancer research, patient supp...

‘Yoga in the Gallery’ class brings zen to Illini Union

By Stephanie Kim

September 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

For the first time, students will be able to gaze at portraits in the Illini Union Art Gallery — while doing yoga. The Illini Union Board, in collaboration with Campus Recreation, will provide a free yoga class with a certified instructor from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The class is a part o...

Bicyclists race to raise money at Gold Sprints

Bicyclists race to raise money at Gold Sprints

By Rebecca Jacobs

April 24, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

A bicycle pump sat on the stage of The Void Room, but there were no tires attached to the two bikes. Instead of pedaling to go a distance, riders were pedaling to fundraise.  Illini 4000 hosted Gold Sprints at the Canopy Club on Wednesday night. All money raised funded Illini 4000, a nonprofit orga...

Remember Unofficial through top-10 ‘holiday’ tweets

Remember Unofficial through top-10 ‘holiday’ tweets

By David Rothmund

March 10, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Unofficial is over. Whether students went out or stayed in, many memories have been made. Local and University officials have made it through this year without any major incidents. As students piece together their weekend through pictures and texts, these 10 tweets may spark a hazy memory of the crazy “...