The Daily Illini

Reaching across enemy lines: Iowa

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

October 7, 2015

Editor's note: Every week, The Daily Illini football staff chats with a sports editor or football beat reporter from an opposing school’s paper. Up this week is sports editor of The Daily Iowan, Jordan Hansenbr.Daily Illini: Is Iowa the real deal this year?Jordan Hansen: I’ve asked myself this ...

Feminism shines bright in ‘Girlhood’

Chaz Ebert, wife of Roger, introduces

By Lillian Barkley

April 20, 2015

Céline Sciamma’s “Girlhood” tackles stereotypes from the first scene. The 2014 French film was screened Friday at the 17th annual Ebertfest. The film is the coming-of-age tale of 16-year-old Marieme, played by Karidja Touré, who comes from a low-income home with two younger sisters, a workin...

Mike Love and the ‘sonic oasis’ of The Beach Boys

Mike Love and the ‘sonic oasis’ of The Beach Boys

By Sarah Soenke and Alice Smelyansky

December 13, 2014

On Monday night, one of the world’s most iconic rock bands of the past five decades will visit Champaign as part of its winter holiday tour. The Beach Boys, now synonymous with California-surfer rock and pop music, will take the stage at the Virginia Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale and range ...