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University students balance married, campus life

University students balance married, campus life

By Mara Shapiro

November 18, 2015

To Bill Karr, graduate student in LAS, marrying his high school girlfriend seemed natural. Karr and Olivia Russell-Karr, University alumna, met while taking ballroom dancing lessons and working on tech crew in school plays.“Getting married was easy,” Bill said. “The proposal was much scarier.”After...

Last chance for Illinois basketball as tournament run starts with Michigan

Last chance for Illinois basketball as tournament run starts with Michigan

By Alex Roux

March 12, 2015

Here we are again.For the fourth consecutive year, Illinois basketball finds itself in the No. 8 seed vs. No. 9 seed game at the Big Ten tournament. As the previous three Big Ten tournaments have shown, (the Illini were dumped in each before the semifinals) it’s not the most enviable position to be...