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Moving past melanoma

Skin cancer survivor, Kaitlin Johnson, proudly presents her surgical scar and melanoma awareness tattoo in recognition of Melanoma Monday.

May 4, 2015

In October, Kaitlin Johnson got a tattoo. She stood patiently as the tattoo artist inked delicate orange and blue flowers connected by a green vine around her leg. The needle hurt, of course, but she was tough. After all, it wasn’t the first time she had felt pain. Two hours later, the artist added...

Big Ten power rankings: Week 1

By Daily Illini Staff Report

August 26, 2014

1. Michigan State The Spartans are poised to defend their Big Ten title after winning the Rose Bowl last season. Michigan State has a booming offense that returns with starting quarterback Connor Cook, as well as senior running back Jeremy Langford. 2. Ohio State Braxton Miller’s season-ending shoulder injury...