The Daily Illini

Unique RSOs offer alternative workout option

By Lillian Barkley

August 19, 2015

Among the performances on Quad Day, two athletic RSOs tend to garner more whispers and sideways glances. Illini Pole Fitness and Bellydance UIUC members will take the stage on Aug. 23 in an effort to draw attention and increase membership.“The pole definitely drags people in and piques their curiosit...

Kopinski powers Illini women’s tennis into heart of Big Ten play

By Jonathan Joffe

March 6, 2015

Melissa Kopinski was not feeling well last Sunday, the day of the Illinois women’s tennis team’s match against No. 24 Indiana. But a cold couldn’t stop the senior captain from storming back to win after being down 5-7 in doubles and then taking straight sets in her singles match to lead Il...