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Earth Day 2019

Earth Day 2019

By Mark Capapas, Photo Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Photo & Video, Uncategorized

Illinois ties for second at Big Ten Tournament

Illinois ties for second at Big Ten Tournament

By Claire O'Brien, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s golf team finished tied for second at the Big Ten Tournament Friday and Sunday in Maineville, Ohio. The Illini had a bumpy start in the tournament, at one point being tied for fifth. However, at the end of Friday, freshman Kornkamol Sukaree was tied for first and junior Tristyn...

Lone senior Singhsumalee finds passion off the course

Lone senior Singhsumalee finds passion off the course

By Claire O'Brien, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

Illinois women’s golf senior Bing Singhsumalee has had a love for golf since she was four years old, but it wasn’t her only passion. Growing up, Singhsumalee first began to golf with her father, swinging a club for the first time at 4 years old and soon participated in golf tournaments. “I rem...

Illinois Field adds beer to concession menu

Illinois Field adds beer to concession menu

April 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The University of Illinois Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) began selling beer at Illinois Field, the home stadium of Illinois' baseball team, Friday, April 19 during the Illini's weekend series against the Penn State Nittany Lions. Beer will be sold at $5 and $6, according to the DIA's...

Men’s golf travels to Iowa for Hawkeye Invitational

Men’s golf travels to Iowa for Hawkeye Invitational

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

This weekend, the Illinois men’s golf team will head west to Iowa to compete in the Hawkeye Invitational. The event is hosted by the University of Iowa and will take place at the Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. The Illini are coming off a seventh-place finish after competing at the Augu...

Illini win seven events at home

Illini win seven events at home

By Claire O'Brien, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

Illini compete at Texas A&M, Champaign On April 6, the Illini track and field team competed at The Reveille at Texas A&M University. The women’s track and field team had solid performances, including sophomore distance runner Nicki Cast finishing third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and ...

Illinois Football scores Southern California DE transfer

Illinois Football scores Southern California DE transfer

By JJ Kim, Assistant Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Illinois football staff continued to make splashes in the recruiting world today as they poached graduate transfers from the Trojans with commits from former five-star defensive end Oluwole Betiku Thursday. Betiku, the first USC graduate transfer to commit to Illinois, made his decision early T...

Relay For Life fundraises for cancer research

Relay For Life fundraises for cancer research

By Olivia Zhang, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

Ben Gulizia-Cowing was 13 years old when he was diagnosed with pediatric cancer. He spent most of his teenage years battling cancer, consequently affecting his high school experience and shaping his personality. “I’m a lot more empathetic now,” Gulizia-Cowing said. “Cancer definitely opened...

State raises tobacco age to 21

State raises tobacco age to 21

By Rohan Ramani, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, News, State, Uncategorized

Legislation that will raise the legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 was signed by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on April 7. The law will go into effect at the beginning of July and would make Illinois the eighth state to raise its tobacco age.  However, in the past few years, while the lega...

Your mom’s favorite drink says a lot

Your mom’s favorite drink says a lot

By Bella Keys, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Moms Day Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

If one of your mom’s favorite pastimes is cracking open a cold beer, this means she’s one of the chillest moms around. More than likely, she’s always down for a night of sitting at the bar and relaxing or maybe casually sipping something while eating takeout. Whatever her jam is, it’s definitely ...

Moms in media are superstars, superheroes

Moms in media are superstars, superheroes

By Sonal Singh, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Moms Day Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

Moms and mother figures play a big role in shaping who we are as people. Some of our fondest memories tend to be with our mothers. Below are some notable moms from popular media. Molly Weasley in “Harry Potter” Molly Weasley may seem like she has a short temper, but do you really blame her for always be...

Create your mom’s perfect Moms Weekend

Create your mom’s perfect Moms Weekend

By Aristides Theodoropoulos, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Moms Day Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

Hi there! Is your mom coming into town for the party? What party you ask? The event that celebrates all things mom; the celebration of the year that is dedicated to the givers of life. Have you still not thought about what events you and your mom are going to be partaking in? Even if other family member...

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