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Slow start for Illini softball is not cause for panic

Illinois’ Ruby Rivera hits a ground ball to second base during game one of the doubleheader against Nebraska at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, March 26. The Illini won game one 8-3 and game two 10-2.
April 11, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] continues to struggle in conference playBig Ten play has not been kind to the Illinois softball team so far.Coming off another series loss against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, the Illini...

Illinois men's tennis extends winning streak with wins over Iowa and Nebraska

Illinois' Brian Page swings for the ball during the match against Wisconsin at the Atkin's Tennis Center on Sunday, April 3. The Illini won 4-0.
April 10, 2016

The red-hot, No. 15 Illinois men’s tennis team extended its five-match winning streak to seven this weekend against No. 63 Iowa and unranked Nebraskamk.With the two victories, the Illini improved...

Synchronized swimming club team to show off bond at Moms Weekend performance

The Illini synchronized swimming club practices a routine titled
April 5, 2016

Last school year, freshman Andrea Hayden MGwas browsing through Illinois’ Class of 2019 admitted students Facebook page when a post caught her attention.Hayden, a synchronized swimmer, came across a...

Illinois men’s golf compete in Augusta

April 2, 2016

[email protected], down one spot in the national rankings, play in yet another challenging tournamentThe Illinois men’s golf team did not pick an easy schedule this year. The Illini have finished fifth and...

Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants

Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants
March 30, 2016

Matthew Eaglin wouldn’t be able to go here without the Monetary Award Program, MAP, grants. Eaglin, junior in Media, said he receives about $5,000 a year in MAP grant funds.Eaglin said as a low income...

Champaign house fire undergoing investigation

March 28, 2016

A residential fire claimed the life of two Champaign residents Saturday, March 26. The Champaign Fire Department responded to calls of a fire on the 1800 block of Cypress Drive around 4 a.m.RBDavid Ferber,...

Vice President for Research to step down

March 16, 2016

Vice President for Research Lawrence B. Schook will be stepping down from the position in August.According to a news release sent out Wednesday morning, Schook will return to his research and faculty work...

Student trustee election leads to hearing

March 16, 2016

The Campus Student Election Commission, CSEC, heard Spencer Haydary’s contest of the unofficial student trustee election results at its meeting Tuesday night. Haydary, junior in LAS, said a campaign...

UIPD investigates death of newborn

March 15, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department is investigating the death of a newborn baby discovered on campus Sunday evening.According to a press release from the department, UIPD officers were dispatched...

Student trustee candidates discuss mental health, diversity

March 9, 2016

As the three candidates for student trustee debated in the Courtyard Cafe of the Illini Union on Tuesday, issues of mental health, the state budget impasse and diversity and inclusivity took center stage.Collin...

UIPD handles increase in DUI’s over Unofficial weekend

March 8, 2016

This past weekend marked the annual Unofficial celebration on campus, and with it came an influx of visitors from outside of the UIUC community. There was also a notable three arrests for DUI’s over...

Illinois Senate passes bill to overturn Rauner's veto on MAP grants

March 2, 2016

UPDATE: The Illinois House failed to pass the three-fifths vote threshold for overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto, despite voting 69 to 48 to pass the bill. According to Illinois law, the bill remains...

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