The Daily Illini

U.S is entering a new era of space travel

By Paul DeLutio, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Failure can often be channeled and used as a powerful motivator, and after four previous failed attempts, the private space exploration company SpaceX has reached a huge milestone for space travel, successfully landing one of its Falcon 9 rockets aboard a drone barge in the middle of the Atlantic. Deliv...

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older brother. “Ket,” his older brother exhaled. In their native Dinka language, it meant “run.” ...