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Illinois men’s tennis gets big play from underclassmen

Illinois' Aron Hiltzik makes a return during the second round of NCAA Men's Tennis Regionals v. Drake at Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Illinois won 4-2.

By Lucas Wright

September 27, 2015

The long-awaited season opener for the Illinois men’s tennis team closed with a hopeful finish for a few young players.The Illini, who are playing without three of their top players — Jared Hiltzik, Aleks Vukic and Brian Page — traveled to Texas A&M for the Conference Challenge and head c...

Former UI professor celebrates 102nd birthday

Janardan Kukreti, former University professor of veterinary medicine and Champaign resident, celebrates his 102nd birthday in his son’s house on Saturday. 

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 13, 2014

Janardan Kukreti has more than a century’s worth of life experiences under his wing.  On Saturday, Kukreti, former University professor of veterinary medicine, and his friends and family members gathered to celebrate a major milestone in his life: his 102nd birthday. Forty guests arrived in the mornin...