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TASC Special Ops: Stringing cultures together through yo-yo

TASC Special Ops rehearses before the team's performance at Filipino Culture Night on Feb. 7.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

March 3, 2015

The performers pause onstage, holding two wooden sticks in each hand, the connecting rope balancing an hourglass-shaped plastic piece made of two connected discs. With a regular upward-downward motion and flicks of the wrist, the discs fly in the air, around the backs of the performers and back and fort...

Illinois basketball doomed by poor shooting in Miami loss

Miami’s Sheldon McClellan goes to the basket to score in the first half against Illinois in Coral Gables, Florida, on Tuesday. The Hurricanes won, 70-61. The Illini’s shooting percentage was their season-worst at 33.3 percent.

By Sean Neumann

December 3, 2014

Illinois’ strength became its weakness Tuesday night. The No. 24 Illini suffered their first loss of the season, falling to No. 15 Miami 70-61 at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Florida. It was the team’s worst offense night of the season. The Illini offense, which was fifth in the nation in sco...

Indian Student Association to host Diwali Night talent competition

Ghungroo Dance Company performs in Indian Student Association’s India Night at Foellinger Auditorium in March 2013. They are one of three dance groups that will perform at Diwali Night at Lincoln Hall Theater on Saturday.

By Saher Khan

November 14, 2013

The Indian Student Association will celebrate its biggest cultural event, Diwali Night, with a talent show competition at Lincoln Hall Theater on Saturday at 7 p.m. The registered student organization ISA has celebrated Diwali in some form since the start of the organization. It was transformed from...