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White, Team USA impress overseas

White, Team USA impress overseas

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

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

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...