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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.
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...

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...

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...

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...

Illini land lasting memories with highly-competitive internships

Cristina Valdez stands in the United Nations' Security Council Chamber in New York City in June. Valdez was one of the few applicants accepted into the U.N.'s internship program this last summer.
August 26, 2014

Every year, summer internships can give University students the opportunity to do everything from meeting international diplomats to feeding seals through these opportunities. Companies and organizations...

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