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Unifying cultures through cricket

Students play cricket on the South Quad on April 24. Participants are members of the Cricket Club of Illinois, a registered student organization. Cricket tournament finals will be Sunday on the South Quad.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

April 30, 2015

Every Friday night since April 4, the South Quad has transformed into a cricket field.Over 100 people, mostly from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, spread out across the lawn to play cricket for recreation. They also prepare for their upcoming tournament finals, which will be on Sunday on the South Quad.So...

Ebert Center announced

Roger Ebert raises his hand to interject during his wife Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert's (not pictured) speech at the Ebertfest Opening Night Gala at the President's House on Wednesday, April 25 during the the Ebertfest Opening Night Gala at the President's House. 

April 6, 2015

Students who hoped to follow in University alumnus Roger Ebert’s footsteps will now have even more opportunities to pursue their career goals. The College of Media announced it will establish The Ebert Center to honor the Champaign native and film critic Roger Ebert. Jan Slater, dean of the college,...