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Illinois Student Senate to fund 3-D printer for disability resources

A 3-D printer at Westtown High School prints out parts for an artificial hand designed by Westtown engineering students for eight-year-old Steele Songle, April 18, 2014, in West Chester, Pa. (Ron Tarver/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT)
October 26, 2015

Arielle Rausin, an Illinois Student Senator and member of the wheelchair track team, helped fulfill a need for wheelchair racers through her involvement with the student senate. The Illinois Student...

Illini Katrina Gerhard: Finding freedom in the chair

Katrina Gerhard during practice at the Track and Soccer stadium on Monday, September 7.
September 21, 2015

Katrina Gerhard likes to go fast. She likes the rush of speeding down an open road with scenery blurring past her. She likes zeroing in on the competition, with nothing else in the world to worry...

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