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Evans impressed by visit; Brunson to decide Wednesday

Evans impressed by visit; Brunson to decide Wednesday

September 9, 2014

For the second consecutive weekend, the Illinois campus was swept up in the frenzy that is high-stakes recruiting. It was Jawun Evans’ turn to take an official visit to Illinois, where he got to experience first-hand the enthusiasm of an Illini fan base that is eager for a commitment.  Fans wished him well...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Esma — great grandmother of Sebnem Ozkan, outreach coordinator at the European Union Center — was a Turkish woman who was forced to flee Greece with her five children.

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...