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White, Team USA impress overseas

Illinois' Chatrice White (32) goes for a contested jump shot during the match against Minnesota at the State Farm Center on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

By Masaki Sugimoto

July 19, 2015

Illinois sophomore center Chatrice White has been competing overseas for women's basketball. White is playing as a member of the U19 Women's World Championship Team, representing the United States. She was selected for the team back in May after going through trials at the Olympic Training Center ...

University student Jonathan Kuck finishes 19th in 5,000 meters at Olympics

United States Jonathan Kuck (3) leads the US Pursuit Team in the men's team pursuit finals during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, February 27, 2010. The United States finished in second place to win the Silver Medal.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 7, 2014

Update (10:00 p.m.): University student Jonathan Kuck finished 19th overall in the 5,000 meters race with a time of 6 minutes, 31.53 seconds, more than 10 seconds off his time at the Olympic trials. Sven Kramer of the Netherlands, who Kuck was racing alongside, won gold in 6:10.76, an Olympic record...

A frozen New Year’s Eve

By Alice Smelyansky

December 10, 2013

Amid a spread of pickled vegetables, caviar and salted herring, there lies a dish which closer resembles a jelly-like substance than an age-old tradition. It’s gelatinous, and cold, and it maintains its shape even in the harshest conditions. For years, I avoided this dish, fearing it simply for its w...