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Congress lends a paw to veterans

By Hayley Nagelberg, Columnist August 9, 2016

Dog is man’s best friend. This has been common knowledge for years, but it’s taken on new meaning recently. Being man’s best friend no longer just means standing loyally nearby. Lawmakers are now...

Veteran students study in the Veteran Student Lounge in the basement of Illini Union on Monday. Study groups allow student veterans to be with “like-minded people.”

University ranked No. 37 for ‘Best for Vets’ school

By Stephanie Kim December 9, 2014

The Military Times ranked the University as a top-tier school in the annual list of “Best for Vets” colleges. The University was ranked No. 37 among the top 100 four-year institutions. The publication...

Pitcher Rob McDonnell winds up for a pitch during the Fighting Illini Baseball game against Nebraska on March 23. The Fighting Illini won the first game 8-7 but lost the second game 6-4. After intermittent injuries, McDonnell is finally getting back to the mound. 

Rob McDonnell’s long road back to the mound

May 7, 2014

Fifteen pitches. Fifteen pitches were all it took for Rob McDonnell to strike out the side in the second inning against Indiana State on March 18. Those 15 pitches translated to a feeling of relief for...

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