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Black Greek Council presents first Greek Picnic weekend

By Natalie Stewart

April 16, 2015


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The University’s Black Greek Council is bringing something new to campus with its first Greek Picnic weekend. The Greek Picnic, which is occurring in place of the annual “Step Down” competition, will span over two days with a total of four activities for picnicgoers on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, ...

UI to hold 2nd annual NEDA walk Saturday

UI to hold 2nd annual NEDA walk Saturday

By Stephanie Kim

April 16, 2015


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More than 150 people will gather at the University Arboretum on Saturday morning for one cause: to raise awareness and support for those struggling with eating disorders. The University’s Counseling Center and McKinley Health Center are partnering with the National Eating Disorders Association, NEDA...

‘Community & Campus Day of Service’ builds relationships while fighting hunger

‘Community & Campus Day of Service’ builds relationships while fighting hunger

By Emily Scott

April 9, 2015


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Packaging 148,000 meals in one day — or one thousand for every year that the University has served the public — is no small task. But that’s the goal, and it takes a lot of organization, time, money and hard-working volunteers: the key ingredients to this Saturday’s third annual “Community &...

Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

By Rebecca Jacobs

September 17, 2014


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No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging audience members in a rustic setting. Now in its eighth year, the annual Allerton Music Barn Festival...

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


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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...

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