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Reclaiming natural beauty through hair

Kyla Chriss, sophomore in LAS “There are so many different types of textures and different things work for different people. There’s not just one mindset.”

February 4, 2015

I couldn’t see the cold, unfamiliar hands disappear within my thick patch of curls claiming ownership over my head. But I felt them.   Seemingly everywhere I looked — long, straight, luscious hair spilled down the backs of women. Meanwhile, my hair barely kissed my shoulders, and despite my effor...

Abrams injury deals blow to Illini’s 2014-15 chances

Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams tore his Achilles tendon and will be out for the 2015-2016 season, the school announced Tuesday. Abrams missed last season with a torn ACL. He redshirted last season and was expected to start for the 2015-2016 Illini.

September 16, 2014

Editor’s note: This column is written as part of a point-counterpoint. The other column, arguing that Abrams' injury doesn't devastate Illini can be found here. Last week was a bad week for the Illinois basketball team. As has been a recent trend, a top recruit left Illinois on the outside looking in — thi...