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Gwendolyn Brooks “spices up” University’s Library collection

The University will hold a party to welcome Gwendolyn Brooks’s collection of work into the Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The work of the famous African-American poet and writer was received by the University in October 2013.
April 24, 2014

An evening of poetry, song and celebration will spice up Lincoln Hall Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to honor the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks which are now residing in the University Rare...

Quiet bats at end of game doom Illinois softball

Illinois’ Brandi Needham pitches the ball during the match against Omaha at Eichelberger Field, on Saturday. The Illini won 6-1.
March 18, 2014

Silent bats at the end of the game doomed the Illinois softball team in its lone loss over the weekend against North Dakota State. “In the beginning of the game, we knocked in a couple of runs,” sophomore...

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