The Daily Illini

Illinois baseball looks to keep up strong hitting against Purdue

By Joey Figueroa

April 10, 2015

On the heels of two successful midweek matchups, the Illinois baseball team is set for another Big Ten series. Illinois (26-6-1, 5-1 Big Ten) will try to extend its season-long seven-game winning streak against Purdue (11-21, 1-5) this weekend at Illinois Field. The Illini are fresh off Wednesday’s 7-2...

Program honors historic, unique trees in Urbana

Program honors historic, unique trees in Urbana

February 9, 2015

As impassioned Bostonians cast their tea into the Boston Harbor in 1773, over 1,000 miles to the west, a tiny sapling was beginning to grow in Urbana. This tree, a bur oak at the corner of Main and Maple streets in Urbana, is one of the oldest trees in the city — though it is not alone.  Urbana is hom...