The Daily Illini

Filling Alma with the spirit of a 2014 campus

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

April 9, 2014

After almost two years without her, today we are finally able to welcome the Alma Mater back to campus with arms as open and warm as hers.   As a way to commemorate her return and acknowledge the University as it is in the year 2014, a time capsule will be put into the statue with various items subm...

Pickin’ Illini pluck, play in bluegrass collaboration

Pickin’ Illini pluck, play in bluegrass collaboration

By Annabeth Carlson

February 10, 2014

Last Wednesday night at the Urbana Community Center for the Arts, the sound of bluegrass music wafted out of one of the rooms. A voice could be heard singing:  “I hear the train a comin’. It’s rolling round the bend, and I ain’t seen the sunshine since I don’t know when. I’m stuck in Fol...