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Illini’s men's cross-country season highlighted by second-place finish at Big Ten Championships

By Will Most

December 9, 2015

By Will MostStaff writerAfter a few years of struggling to make a name for itself in not only the NCAA but the Big Ten, the Illinois men’s cross-country team had a breakthrough season that ended second place at the Big Ten Championships in NovemberRB.After a couple smaller events to kick off the year, the Illini ...

Top men’s cross country recruit makes his Illini debut

By Will Most

September 20, 2015

Jesse Reiser could have run anywhere. With an impressively quick 8 minute 55 second two mile and top-10 finishes in both Foot Locker Nationals and Nike Cross Nationals, freshman Reiser was in the conversation as one of the very best recruits in the nation. Of all the universities he could have attend...

Illini men’s cross country heading to Spartan Invite

By Will Most

September 17, 2015

Illinois cross country’s Sean Pengelly is heading home to Michigan. His trip back home, however, won’t lead to him relaxing with family, catching up with friends or enjoying the comforts of home. Instead, Pengelly, a transfer student from Michigan Tech, will attempt to follow up last weekend’s tea...

Illinois men’s cross country with eyes set on the end of season

The men taking off at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.

By Emma McGowen

September 8, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross country team has a long road of meets this season, as always. But besides the events leading up to it, the Illinois runners already have their eyes set on the end of their season conference at the Big Ten Conference Championship meet on Nov. 1. Junior Dylan Lafond said the ...

Campus organization hosts 54-hour startup event

Winning team: 8-Count: Their startup revolves around a micro product that fits into your mouth to calculate concussion probability during sports.

By Meghan Webber

September 27, 2014

On Friday night, Founders, an entrepreneurship organization on campus, started their "54" event at the Illini Union. The event invites students from all majors to participate in a startup project in which they have 54 hours to create a business.  “The idea of 54 is that we bring in about 80 to 90 peopl...