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Illini show improvement, but can’t hang with Iowa State for full 40 mintues

Illini show improvement, but can’t hang with Iowa State for full 40 mintues

By Alex Roux

November 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Moral victories don’t count in the win-loss column.Illinois lost 84-73 to No. 4 Iowa State on Saturday night in the Emerald Coast Classic Final, dropping its record to 3-4 on the young season.But I doubt you could find an Illini basketball fan who doesn’t feel better now about John Groce’s squad...

Simpson spurns Illini: Groce loses another point guard

Simpson spurns Illini: Groce loses another point guard

By Alex Roux

September 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

Xavier Simpson, the No. 66 player in ESPN’s Top 100 in the class of 2016, has committed to Michigan over Illinois.The 5-foot-11, 170 pound Simpson chose Michigan over Illinois, Miami, Wisconsin and Iowa State. He announced the decision Wednesday afternoon at his high school in Lima, Ohio.Simpson t...

University unions rally for fairness in bargaining

By Jessie Webster

February 19, 2015


Filed under News

Nearly 100 faculty and community members gathered around the Swanlund Administration Buildling Wednesday, chanting “U of I is unfair, we want our fair share!”   Members of University unions met at 12 p.m. to protest the administration’s move to freeze union wages and their ability to negotiate ...

Dads Weekend Calendar of Events

November 11, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Friday, Nov. 14 Friday Night Films: Expendables 3 7 p.m. Location: Illini Union Pine Lounge Cost: Free, popcorn will be provided for first 100 attendees Illini Student Musicals Presents: West Side Story 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Location: Lincoln Hall Theatre Cost: $8 students, $10 public Illinois Basketbal...

Crunchbutton, campus’s newest food delivery app, offers options from non-delivery restaurants

October 13, 2014


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Students can now avoid the long lines at restaurants like Chipotle, Dunkin’ Donuts and Panda Express by having orders delivered right to their doorstep through the new food delivery app, Crunchbutton.  Crunchbutton allows University students to have orders catered from campus restaurants that do not alre...

Illinois women’s track and field to host 1st outdoor meet since 2010

April 11, 2014


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On Saturday the Illinois women’s track and field team will be competing against more than just other schools. The Illini will have to battle Illinois weather, which has proved this winter and spring it can be tough to handle. The Orange and Blue will host the Illinois Twilight, the first outdoor m...