The Daily Illini

Y-Combinator offers students chance to share ideas

By Joe Longo

October 3, 2015

Champaign-Urbana resembled Silicon Valley Thursday when Y Combinator, an American seed accelerator, held a panel about entrepreneurship.The panel — held at the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science — consisted of Kat Manalac, Y Combinator director of outreach, Kevin Hale, Y Combina...

Girardi becomes new Yankees manager

By Ronald Blum

October 30, 2007

NEW YORK- Joe Girardi is back in pinstripes, taking over as New York Yankees manager from his mentor. Girardi was hired Tuesday, agreeing to a three-year contract to replace Joe Torre in New York's dugout. The deal is worth an average salary of at least $2 million annually, a baseball official said, ...