The Daily Illini

Annual 5K Homecoming race restarts after 8 year hiatus

Annual 5K Homecoming race restarts after 8 year hiatus

October 20, 2014

The reason that Joel Sarmiento runs is not only to stay in shape or to be healthy. It’s to keep a peaceful, calm mindset. “You get into this state of mind where everything’s clear, and you’re not thinking about anything — you’re just running,” said Sarmiento, junior in Engineering. “It’s jus...

GradFest a fun, but also beneficial event for grads

GradFest a fun, but also beneficial event for grads

By Mara Shapiro

May 6, 2014

When commencement comes to a close on May 17, graduation caps will be tossed and diplomas will be handed out, and seniors will officially become alumni.  The Student Alumni Ambassadors and the University Alumni Association recognize and celebrate the achievement of graduation annually with their co-...