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No. 9 Illini to face Maryland and Rutgers this weekend

Illinois' Brandi Donnelly (3) serves the ball during the game vs Louisville  at Huff Hall on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.  Illinois won 3-0.
September 23, 2015

Rutgers and Maryland are out for revenge.Illinois swept Maryland and Rutgers at Huff Hall in the opening two matches of conference play last season. Double-doubles from outside hitter Jocelynn Birks (15...

UIPD release safety notice on sexual assault, address 'red zone'

September 22, 2015

A Campus Safety Notice was issued by the University of Illinois Police Monday evening informing the campus community of a sexual assault which occurred Sunday. According to the notice, the assault occurred...

Illinois football’s offense blows too many opportunities

Illinois football’s offense blows too many opportunities
September 21, 2015

Illinois football’s first drive against North Carolina on Saturday couldn’t have been drawn up any better. The offense traveled 73 yards over 11 plays in 4:07. Quarterback Wes Lunt looked efficient...

Conversation with an Illini: Martinez Johnson

Conversation with an Illini: Martinez Johnson
September 21, 2015

Martinez Johnson is a member of the wheelchair basketball team here at the University of Illinois. He sat down to talk with me, and by the end, completely inspired me. I hope reading his words can do the...

Old troubles haunt Illini in North Carolina loss

North Carolina's Des Lawrence tries to tackle Illinois' Josh Ferguson during the Illini's 48-14 loss to the Tar Heels on Saturday at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. | Photo by Wyatt McNamera, The Daily Tarheel
September 20, 2015

In high school, I had a football coach that always used to say, “Somebody needs to make a play!”I never quite understood that: Obviously we were all trying to “make plays.” We wouldn’t have been...

Point guard Lucas chooses Illinois

Illinois' head coach John Groce watches the game against Michigan at United Center in Chicago during the Big Ten Tournament on March 12. Groce hopes to strengthen his team through new players.
September 16, 2015

Te’Jon Lucas, a point guard in the 2016 class from Milwaukee, has committed to Illinois.The 6-foot, 155-pound Lucas committed to head coach John Groce and the Illini Wednesday over Old Dominion and USC....

Illinois fans missed out on Saturday

Wes Lunt prepares for a snap during Illinois' 52-3 victory over Kent State in their season-opener at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 5.
September 6, 2015

Rainouts are pretty lousy.Yes, Illini fans, I know you spent three hours waiting for Friday’s Illinois season opener to start. I know you endured the wind and the rain and the lightning. I know you all...

Illinois football’s defense off to a hot start

The Illinois defense wraps up Kent State wide receiver Connor Arlia during their season-opener at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 5. Illinois defeated Kent State 52-3.
September 6, 2015

Illinois linebacker Mason Monheim was ready for Kent State running back Nick Holley to run the ball on the first play of the Illini’s game against the Golden Flashes on Saturday. When the junior...

University executive officers call on Wilson, Killeen to reinstate Salaita

August 23, 2015

In an open letter published Sunday, 41 executive officers at the University called on Acting Chancellor Barbara Wilson and President TImothy Killeen to facilitate the reinstatement of Steven Salaita. “It...

City of Champaign to host reuse, recycle event

August 2, 2015

The city of Champaign will hold a recycling event on Aug. 7 and 8 at 512 S. Third St. across from Scott Park for people moving in and out of their apartments.Donations will go to places...

USDA-funded program aims to improve Hispanic community health

Abriendo Caminos offers nutrition classes for children and their parents.
August 2, 2015

University researchers have established a program that aims to decrease obesity-related health threats and improve healthy lifestyle habits in the Hispanic community. Abriendo Caminos: Clearing the Path...

Two students awarded new scholarship for students of Native American heritage

August 2, 2015

Two students from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) have received the first-ever Illinois Heritage Scholarship, a full-tuition transfer scholarship awarded to students of Native American heritage...

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