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Women’s rowing novice 4-plus team wins national championship

Pictured from left-to-right: Dana Brecklin, Diana Montgomery, Elizabeth Dunne, Katie Ruhl, and coxswain Adele Rehkemper, members of the women’s novice 4-plus rowing team. The team recently won its second national championship in Georgia.

By Charlotte Carroll

June 2, 2014

One is bloodstained. One holds a ribbon recognizing the recent shooting at UC Santa Barbara.One came straight off a rower’s back. One has never been worn.Yet all of these elements can be found in a collection of 10 shirts that the University of Illinois’ club rowing women’s novice 4-plus team won...

Grade inflation minimizes student distinguishability

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

February 6, 2014

It’s an increasing trend sweeping across college campuses and even reaching some Ivy Leagues: grade inflation. Whatever the rumors were about C being average — that’s not the case anymore. Nowadays, A has become the new C.  According to a December Washington Post article, nearly 41 percent of u...