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Illinois looks for revenge against Michigan in ‘Orange Out’

Illinois looks for revenge against Michigan in ‘Orange Out’

February 12, 2015


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What a difference a couple months can make.On Dec. 30, when Illinois (16-8, 6-5 Big Ten) and Michigan (13-11, 6-6) kicked off the Big Ten season in front of a raucous Michigan crowd that had a strong dose of Jim Harbaugh’s home-brewed adrenaline, these two teams were playing with the lineups they exp...

“Orange is the New Black” actress talks transgender rights

“Orange is the New Black” actress talks transgender rights

November 13, 2013


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Since third grade, Laverne Cox said she knew she was a girl, not a boy, like her twin brother. The actress and activist, who has a recurring role on Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black,” spoke Tuesday night in an Illini Union ballroom so packed that the room’s partitions were moved away to make ...