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Students should back nontenure-track faculty strike

By Gabriel Costello, Columnist

August 9, 2016

The non-tenure-track faculty union is on strike, an action that comes after 18 months of contract negotiation with the University’s administration. More than 500 University faculty members are without tenure. This means that their employment is up for grabs at the conclusion of each academic yea...

Illinois men’s gymnastics heads to Ohio for Big Ten Championships

Illinois men’s gymnastics heads to Ohio for Big Ten Championships

By James Boyd

March 30, 2016

There is a giant orange poster on the wall at Kenney Gym. But unlike the many other orange advertisements around Illinois’ campus, it does not feature Illini athletes, and it has nothing to do with the recent hiring of head football coach Lovie Smith.It simply reads, “0.6” in big black letters...

Between injuries and losing records, Illinois-Rutgers is the saddest game of the year

Between injuries and losing records, Illinois-Rutgers is the saddest game of the year

By Alex Roux

February 2, 2016

Tweet: The banged-up #Illini versus a terrible Rutgers team might be the saddest game you watch all year, writes hoop columnist @aroux94 I think we’ve reached the abyss.Everyone associated with Illinois basketball is about to experience exactly what college hoops irrelevancy feels like as the 10-12 Illini tr...

UI leaders support bill for undocumented students

By Adam Kaz

November 12, 2015

Chancellor Michael Amiridis, of the University’s Chicago campusJT, spoke in support of undocumented students at a press conference held by the Fearless Undocumented Alliance and the ACCESS Bill Task Force on Wednesday.JTThe Fearless Undocumented Alliance (FUA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a student org...

Illinois softball head coach retires

Illinois softball head coach retires

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 6, 2015

Terri Sullivan, the inaugural head coach for the Illinois softball program, has stepped down after 16 years at the helm. “I've always loved what I've done,” Sullivan said. “I say I've never worked a day in my life.” The announcement came Thursday morning with a release from the university’...

Illinois women’s tennis’ Baillon impresses against former team

Illinois women’s tennis’ Baillon impresses against former team

By Cole Henke

January 26, 2015

The second half of a doubleheader for Illini women’s tennis Sunday featured Illinois’ sophomore transfer Madie Baillon taking on her old team, the Illinois State Redbirds. Baillon, who only played doubles in the second match, left no time for any nostalgia, as she and her partner Alexis Casati won ...

Men’s gymnastics starts season with win over UIC

By Kieran Hampl

January 16, 2014

While the Illinois campus emptied for winter break, the men’s gymnastics team was hard at work competing in its first meet against in-state rival Illinois-Chicago. The Illini, which started the season tied for fifth nationally, easily defeated UIC 413.100-393.450. This came with five of the team’s...