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Students create app to pay for cover digitally

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

By Maddie Galassi

November 30, 2015

A University student has found a way to fix a common problem many students encounter in the nightlife — paying cover at bars.Cover’d, which launched November 17, is an app that allows users to pay for cover at Kam’s on their mobile device, eliminating the need for cash to enter the bar. Th...

Persistence pays off in Illinois soccer's victory over Northern Kentucky

Persistence pays off in Illinois soccer's victory over Northern Kentucky

By Jonathan Joffe

September 13, 2015

The Illinois soccer team (6-1) looked physically outmatched against Northern Kentucky on Friday, but nevertheless handed the Norse (4-1) their first loss of the season at the Illinois Soccer Stadium. Skill prevailed over size in the Illini victory, as the defense locked down its opponents while the o...

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

By Abigale Svoboda

September 3, 2015

Seventy-four percent of University students reported they were neutral about homosexuality or were not homophobic in 2004. The University has not conducted an LGBTQ-specific campus climate survey since.However, Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping colleges create a better atmosphere...

Illini No. 13 on college basketball’s most valuable teams list

Illini No. 13 on college basketball’s most valuable teams list

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 18, 2014

The Illinois men’s basketball team was ranked No. 13 on Forbes Magazine’s 2014 list of college basketball’s most valuable teams. Among the top 20 most valuable teams ranked, Illinois came in as No. 13 with a team value of $15.8 million and a profit of $10.3 million. The two NCAA tournament gam...

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

By Bridget Hynes

March 5, 2014

For many students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a school ranked No. 3 on Princeton Review’s list of top 20 party schools, the first Friday of March means two things: Wearing green and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. Bars open early and some students skip class to celebra...