The Daily Illini

Illinois swimming tops Nebraska at seventh annual splash bash

Illinois’ Samantha Stratford swims the 100-yard butterfly event during the meet against Nebraska at the ARC on Saturday. The Illini won 171-129.

By Daniel Collins

January 26, 2015

The Illinois swimming and diving team sent the fans in attendance of the seventh annual Splash Bash home happy, defeating Nebraska 171-129 at the ARC. Illinois started the meet with a victory in the 200 medley relay event. The event was won by the quartet of senior Alison Meng, freshman Samantha Stratford...

Annual Insect Fear Film Festival to displace fears, stereotypes

Mark Demkovich, graduate student in LAS, remains calm while multiple lubber grasshoppers crawl across him at Morrill Hall.

By Saher Khan

February 20, 2014

Flesh-eating grasshoppers and moth infestations are what attendees will view on the big screen at 31st Annual Insect Fear Film Festival, which will take place at Foellinger Auditorium on Saturday. The annual festival aims to combat people’s fears and stereotypes of insects, said May Berenbaum, fou...