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Illinois wrestling’s Delgado will go for three-peat at nationals

Jesse Delgado defeats Kent State’s Edilberto Vinas 3-0. Delgado is fighting for his third NCAA championship.

By Ethan Swanson

March 18, 2015

The Illinois wrestling team’s season has been a coming-out party for freshman Isaiah Martinez. The attention is well-deserved: undefeated, a Big Ten champion, No. 1 national ranking, NCAA leader in technical falls — all accomplishments that will most likely lead to Martinez making history this weekend in St...

The value of the James Scholar cord

Portrait of Abigail Ling, President of the James Scholar Committee for Business

December 8, 2014

Every year, the audience at graduation goes silent as “Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1.” begins to play. Among the sea of blue gowns, the distinguished cords of James Scholars pop against the standard academic dress. It’s an honors program meant to recognize the top students within their class....

OVP hosts Thanksgiving basket drive

The Office of Volunteer Programs will be collecting baskets of donated goods for a Thanksgiving drive until Nov. 17. The baskets will then be distributed by the Stone Creek Church to families in Champaign-Urbana.

November 11, 2014

The Office of Volunteer Programs is joining together with the University community to make a difference in the lives of local families with Thanksgiving rapidly approaching. From Nov. 3 to Nov. 17, the OVP is hosting a Thanksgiving basket drive in an effort to collect 250 baskets of food for families ...

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

September 3, 2014

When walking into the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., the sight of nearly 145 congressional leaders, staffers and the surrounding community sitting on the floor eating a vegetarian meal would seem out of the ordinary. But for the first time on Capitol Hill, the building played host...