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Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

Charlie Danielson at the 2015 NCAA Championships. Photo courtesy of Fighting Illini Athletics.

By Ryan Wilson

March 23, 2016

The Illinois men’s golf team has won six of its nine tournaments this season. The team once won five straight earlier this season, but now the Illini are trying to regain that momentum. The Illini finished tied for fifth with a 22-over 874 at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. They...

University police bust drug operation in apartments near campus

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 22, 2015

University police, along with investigators, made a drug bust Tuesday at two apartments near campus. The 21-year-old resident of an East Chalmers apartment is thought to also be staying at the second apartment searched by police on South Third Street.According to a press release, the Target Response Unit searched both apartments a...

Urbana passes resolution for mobile meters

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 6, 2015

The city of Urbana passed a resolution Monday approving a contract agreement with Passport, a pay-by-cell program, for mobile meters. Champaign has implemented use with Passport already and Urbana will pay into a sub-licensing agreement with Champaign for use of the program

Illini soccer ties with Buckeyes

By Eli Schuster

October 3, 2015

The Illini came to a stalemate against the Buckeyes.  Allison Stucky scored for Illinois while Sydney Dudley scored for the Buckeyes The Illini are still undefeated at home....

By Abraham Koshy

September 23, 2015

Neutral Cycle officially launched its bike rental service, Chambana Bikes. This service allows students to rent a bike and return it at the end of the semester. Shop manager, Matt Crosby, explains more about the service....

Watch: C-U Pride Fest 2015

By JuYeon Kim

September 20, 2015

The C-U Pride Fest was from September 18th through the 20th. The festival celebrated individuality and freedom to love whomever. 

National POW/MIA recognition day at UIUC

By Abraham Koshy

September 19, 2015

The Arnold Air Society of the Air Force ROTC organzied a 24-hour vigil commemorating National POW/MIA Recognition Day at UIUC. Cadets from all branches of ROTC were out on the quad marching in hour long shifts. ...

Brown named special assistant to the athletic director

Former Illinois basketball star Dee Brown is introduced at the Alumni Basketball Game, Sept. 13 at Assembly Hall.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

September 9, 2015

Dee Brown was back in Champaign for the summer, and per the request of Mike Thomas, isn't leaving any time soon.The former Illini men's basketball guard has been permanently named special assistant to the athletic directory — he filled the role in a temporary basis this summer — Thomas anno...

University ranks 41 among national universities

The Marching Illini perform on the Foellinger terrace at Quad Day 2015.

By Jason Chun

September 9, 2015

U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings Tuesday, ranking the University at 41st among all national universities. "It's always nice when external organizations recognize our achievements," said Robin Kaler, campus spokesperson.She added the University likes to measure its success based on ...

Simpson spurns Illini: Groce loses another point guard

Illinois' head coach John Groce talks to his team before the game against Nebraska at State Farm Center, on Wednesday, March 5, 2015. The Illini won 69-57.

By Alex Roux

September 9, 2015

Xavier Simpson, the No. 66 player in ESPN’s Top 100 in the class of 2016, has committed to Michigan over Illinois.The 5-foot-11, 170 pound Simpson chose Michigan over Illinois, Miami, Wisconsin and Iowa State. He announced the decision Wednesday afternoon at his high school in Lima, Ohio.Simpson t...

University reports record enrollment for fall 2015

University reports record enrollment for fall 2015

By Abigale Svoboda

September 9, 2015

University enrollment of Latino students has increased 11.5 percent since fall 2014; total enrollment of African-American students increased 5.4 percent in the past year. Overall, a total of 76,166 students are currently enrolled across the three University campuses, including a record-size freshme...

Selective play paying off for Illinois soccer

Hope D'Addario sends a pass down field during Friday's game against TCU.

By Jon Joffe

September 9, 2015

The Illinois soccer team is returning to campus with a 5-1 record following its West Coast trip this past weekend.The biggest take away that head coach Janet Rayfield alluded to was her teams’ critical decision making on the attack.“If you look at the number of shots that we’ve taken and the amount of goals w...

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