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R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

SoMo, or Joseph Somers-Morales, will perform at 9 p.m. at The Canopy Club on Tuesday.

By Alexander Vassiliadis

April 29, 2014

Originally a rhythm and blues cover artist on YouTube, SoMo is now spreading beyond the Internet. SoMo is a R&B and pop singer-songwriter on Republic Records. His videos quickly gained traction, with upward of 4 million views on his most-viewed video — a cover of Drake’s “Take Care.” SoMo’...

Big Pond’s size not necessarily advantageous for Illini

By Sean Neumann

December 3, 2013

Playing on the Big Pond can give the Illini hockey team home ice advantage, but it can also be a big problem. The Big Pond is the widest rink in the ACHA, stretching across 195 feet by 115 feet, compared with most rinks that measure 200-by-85, which is regulation size for the NHL. With more width, off...