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Celebrating South African freedom at Krannert Center

Mbhekiseni Madela gives a speech at the University's Nelson Mandela memorial service in December 2013. Madela will be at the
April 23, 2014

For South Africans, 2014 marks 20 years since the general elections of 1994 that elected the late Nelson Mandela to office. As an anti-apartheid revolutionary, Mandela sought to bring human rights to all...

Introducing the new Daily Illini calendar

January 21, 2014

To our readers: the217.com has a new name and look today. It’s now The Daily Illini calendar — but it’s still your one-stop shop for the most relevant, up-to-date information on everything that’s...

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