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Rich McMenamin ('78) shows his school spirit with friends at the University. 

Once an Illini, Always an Illini

October 21, 2014

Besides being a prestigious institution with a prominent social scene, the University provides students with something even greater – the resources they need to continue learning even after they graduate. In...

The Alpha Epsilon Phi House’s 1954 Homecoming decoration. The decoration urges Illinois to “Web Wisconsin.”

A Look Back: Notable Homecomings of the Past

By Bridget Hynes October 20, 2014

In the spring of 1910, seniors Clarence Foss Williams and Walter Elmer Ekblaw came up with the idea of a University “Homecoming” while sitting on the steps of the University YMCA, now known as Illini...

The Marching Illini performed during the Bears vs. Packers halftime show at Soldier Field at 3 p.m. on Sunday, followed by a performance at Navy Pier.

Marching Illini performs at Soldier Field

September 29, 2014

The stadium is about the same capacity as Memorial Stadium. It feels familiar too — the fans are all clad in orange and blue. But there’s a big difference. It’s Soldier Field. There’s about 62,000...

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