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A blessing: Jihad Ward’s journey to Illinois

A blessing: Jihad Ward’s journey to Illinois

By Sean Neumann

September 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

Sitting down on the ground after practice, Jihad Ward may not seem so big. But when the 6-foot-6, 295 pound defensive lineman gets to his feet, his shadow blankets over you. And when he greets you, his gigantic grin eliminates all prospects of intimidation. A few years ago, it may have been hard to ...

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

Google Glass improving but still not ready for public release

May 6, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

He just might have the coolest pair of glasses on campus. Josh Doil, senior in LAS, has fitted his prescription lenses to Google Glass, a hands-free technology device that allows many of the same functions as a smartphone, including a camera, to be displayed in a tiny glass prism above the right eye. Tho...