The Daily Illini

Illinois women’s track and field finishes regular season

By Zoe Kaler

May 10, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its regular season Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue.ssThe Illini picked up seven event titles and 23 top-10 finishes. ssLast week, distance coach Scott Jones predicted that the team wo...

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

Associate Chancellor Robin Kaler stands in front of the Alma Mater. When Alma changes outfits, Kaler is the one who dresses her up.

By Alice Smelyansky

October 16, 2014

Since her undergraduate days at the University, Robin Kaler has been a runner. What started with a tiny track at the Intramural Physical Education Building has led to 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons and even multiple marathons. Kaler said training for a race is a project. Some days are devoted to spe...

From Concrete to Cookies

Ed Brubaker, owner of The Cookie Jar, laughs with a customer while working at his shop on Monday, Feb 10. The week of Valentine's Day is one of the busiest for him.

By Mikayla Ostendorf

February 13, 2014

Ed Brubaker pours sugar into a blender, slowly whirring together ingredients. He walks across the kitchen, taking chocolate chip cookies out of the oven. A sweet chocolate-y smell fills The Cookie Jar, Brubaker’s Champaign bakery, located at 712 S. Sixth St. In the warmth of the kitchen, Brubaker bakes...