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Fitzgerald leaves Illinois football

Jimmy Fitzgerald, out of Centennial High School in Champaign, commits to Illinois on National Signing Day on Wednesday.
August 10, 2016
Illinois football head coach announced Wednesday the departure of quarterback Jimmy Fitzgerald.

Public higher education cannot survive like this

August 9, 2016

I worry about many things. I worry about the lack of funding for public education. I worry about oligarchy. When I step back, and remove myself from this worry, there is a word present. Not an answer,...

California to Illinois: The out-of-state experience

California to Illinois: The out-of-state experience
May 25, 2016
The out-of-state experience at Illinois is fun and rewarding.

Police blotter for April 12, 2016

April 11, 2016

Champaign- A 19-year-old male was arrested on the charge of armed robbery in the 400 block of East Clark Street around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.According to the report, the offender stole the victim’s...

Take a peek at Illini softball coach's record before coming to Illinois

Take a peek at Illini softball coach's record before coming to Illinois
April 11, 2016

Tyra Perry was hired as the University of Illinois’ second-ever softball head coach in June 2015. She spent the past 15 seasons as a NCAA Division I softball head coach, totaling 409 career victories at...

Third annual Water Day to focus on intersection of water and jobs

Water fountain displayed at the Illini Union on March 30, 2015.
April 5, 2016

A student group will be hosting its third annual Illinois Water Day at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications building April 8. MG The event put on by the University of Illinois’s...

Students honor instructors at Teaching Excellence Awards

April 3, 2016

The 2016 Teaching Excellence Awards will be held on May 1, which recognizes impactful instructors via student nominations.The five recipients of the award this year are: Paul Magelli, professor of business...

Illini men’s track led by Viney at Stanford Invite

Illinois' Molefi Maat runs the 60 meter dash during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Molefi won the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.84 seconds.
April 3, 2016

@IlliniMTrack kick their outdoor season off with a decent performance at Stanford Invite. #IlliniIn a season with many key athletes under redshirt, Illinois men’s track went into their weekend meet in...

Illini women's tennis goes 2-0 in Big Ten matchups

April 3, 2016

tweet: #Illini go 2-0 over the weekend against Big Ten opponentsThe Illinois women’s tennis team continued its most recent hot streak, having won five straight matches after a 2-0 weekend. The...

Student Senate committee surveying campus attitude toward new mascot

Illinois Student Senate holds elections for student president at the Psychology Building on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016
April 3, 2016

The University may begin to look for a new mascot, depending on the findings from an exploratory committee.ejThe committee, created by the Illinois Student Senate, is not officially launching a search...

Maize to open second location downtown

The new Maize location will be at the Station, Downtown Champaign (100 N. Chestnut, formally 116 N. Chestnut).
April 3, 2016

With a 4.6 star review on Google and a 4.5 star review on Yelp,ag Maize is a favorite restaurant of students on campus, but its cramped space turns some customers away. “Maize is the best Mexican restaurant...

Officials discuss implementing automatic voter registration

Senator Scott Bennett, Representative Carol Ammons, and Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten lead a discussion on the future of Automatic Voter Registration(AVS) in Illinois on Mar. 31.
April 3, 2016

A public forum was held at the Illini Union to discuss automatic voter registration last Thursday, March 31. Students at the University and members of the community gathered to express their curiosity...

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