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John Baird, University 1968 alumnus, participated in the march through Selma, Alabama, in 1965 along with four other University students.

University alumnus reflects on his time at the 1965 Selma protests

March 16, 2015

John Baird felt the edges of a large envelope.  He found it at his home buried in a box, wedged between newspaper front pages and term papers from his years at the University. The basement of his house...

Illini women’s tennis clinch 2 victories in Alabama tournament

By Thomas Donley February 24, 2014

After spending the weekend in spring-like conditions at the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic, the Illinois women’s tennis team is heading back home with two more wins under its belt. The Illini traveled...

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