The Daily Illini

Venue 51 brings back traditional Illini event

 The bar at Venue 51, which is colored by an array of lights, is now opening to the public for Wednesday night drink specials. Previously, the bar was known for hosting private parties.

By Mara Shapiro

August 26, 2015

With exposed ceilings, a hammered metal bar and vibrant lights refracting off the geometric interior, Venue 51 provides a new, contemporary setting for Wednesday night drink specials. Director of Events Paris Blalock said Venue 51, located at 51 E. Green St. and known for hosting various private part...

Illini volleyball heads into Sweet 16 with confidence

Illinois’ Danielle Davis, 10, goes for a pass during the NCAA Second Round vs. Iowa State at Huff Hall on Saturday. Illinois won 3-0. Illinois will play Florida on Friday in Ames, Iowa.

December 11, 2014

Four blue banners hang from the rafters in Huff Hall for the Illinois volleyball team. The banners commemorate the team’s accomplishments: One banner lists Illinois’ Big Ten Conference Championships. The next two banners honor the team’s back-to-back Final Four appearances in 1987 and ’88. The f...