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University RSOs gain followers through friendship, school pride

By Maddie Galassi August 19, 2015

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...

Illini 4000 members in front of the Alma Mater on June 10.

Illini 4000 stops at Alma during cross-country bike ride

By Atoosa Sayeh June 13, 2015

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...

Illini 4000 members will bike through 13 states on their 4,519.1 mile journey starting May 23.

Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

By Brittney Nadler April 29, 2015

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...

Eric Seeds in the Derald's food truck.

“Olde” favorite donut shop finds new life

By Lillian Barkley April 22, 2015

Ye Olde Donut Shoppe may not date back to Medieval England, as the name’s spelling suggests, but it was founded nearly 60 years ago, making it an area institution. The business has gone through many...

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

By Stephanie Kim September 10, 2014

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...

Kenny Shaevel and Michael Bodtke pedal with all their strength on stationary bikes at the Canopy Club on Wednesday night as Illini 4000 members hold on to the bikes' base to prevent shaking. All proceeds from the event will fund the nonprofit organization's annual cross-country bike ride to fight cancer.

Bicyclists race to raise money at Gold Sprints

By Rebecca Jacobs April 24, 2014

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...

Unofficial participants pose for photos with a student who calls himself Greenman Kirby and a dog on Green St.

Remember Unofficial through top-10 ‘holiday’ tweets

By David Rothmund March 10, 2014

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...

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