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Unofficial St. Patrick's Day 2016: Live updates

Those partaking in Unofficial are donning their green apparel throughout Campustown on Friday.
March 4, 2016

3:45 p.m. -- Activity on campus is slowing down. Many bars aren't nearly at capacity, and students and visitors are meandering about Campustown. The Daily Illini will have full post-coverage of Unofficial...

The 'best band in the land' shows its Illini pride in NYC and on social media

The Marching Illini drum-line performs for fans in Grange Grove before the game.
November 26, 2015

The Marching Illini will lead Santa through midtown Manhattan in the 89th Macy’s Day Parade on Thursday. The band — which has been preparing for the parade for over a year now — will perform...

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean

Top spots for coffee stops; Students are keen on their favorite coffee bean
April 29, 2014

Whether students at the University are cramming for an exam, struggling through a long day of classes after a night out or simply trying to wake up, they usually turn to the one thing that has the perfect...

St. Patrick’s Day: Going beyond the green beer

St. Patrick’s Day: Going beyond the green beer
March 17, 2014

Whether someone is Irish, Irish-American or not even a little bit Irish, St. Patrick’s Day, the epitome of green gatherings, is celebrated in a variety of ways across the nation.  From the numerous...

Marching Illini to tour through Ireland

The Marching Illini wear their warm-up suits and march down the streets of Dublin, Ireland in the St. Patrick's Parade in 2008. On Monday, the Marching Illini will perform in the parade for the seventh time since 1992.
March 12, 2014

Though most identify St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland with the color green, the Marching Illini will be celebrating in blue and orange. On March 17, they will march down the historic winding streets of...

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events
March 5, 2014

For many students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a school ranked No. 3 on Princeton Review’s list of top 20 party schools, the first Friday of March means two things: Wearing green...

Swimming and diving will compete after monthlong break

December 5, 2013

The Illinois swimming and diving team looks to reap the benefits of a month’s work of practice as it takes part in the three-day Miami (Ohio) Invitational, which begins on Thursday. This will be the...

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