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Sonia Sotomayor tickets sell out fast

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 16, 2016

Tickets to attend a lecture by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sold out within hours of becoming available Monday. Though tickets are currently sold out, those eager to attend can go to Krannert Center and be added to a waiting list.JT The tickets, which were available by phone, through the Krannert Cen...

Martinez, Richards, Rodrigues shine as No. 12 Illini wrestling sweeps Sunday afternoon.

By Alex Wallner

November 30, 2015

By Alex WallnerStaff WriterThe No. 12-ranked Illinois wrestling team dominated a pair of matches at Madison Square Garden on Sunday and defeated Princeton at the New York Athletic Club to wrap up a successful East Coast trip.SOThe Illini defeated Big Ten foe Maryland, 34-9, to improve to 6-0 on the season.S...

University ranks 41 among national universities

The Marching Illini perform on the Foellinger terrace at Quad Day 2015.

By Jason Chun

September 9, 2015

U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings Tuesday, ranking the University at 41st among all national universities. "It's always nice when external organizations recognize our achievements," said Robin Kaler, campus spokesperson.She added the University likes to measure its success based on ...

Homecoming Tailgates provide a sense of community for fans

October 20, 2014

Tailgate parties have been a major part of college football tradition for nearly 145 years. According to the American Tailgater Association, tailgating has existed, in some form, since the first football game, which was between Princeton and Rutgers in 1869. A “delicate balance between fandom and ce...

Police blotter for Sept. 18, 2014

September 18, 2014

Champaign —Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported in the 500 block of Bash Court around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole a handgun from the victim’s vehicle. — A 32-year-old male was arrested on the charge of domestic battery in the 2000 block of West Joh...