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Softball drops doubleheader to Badgers

Softball drops doubleheader to Badgers

By Brian Binz, Staff writer

April 16, 2018


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After coming up short in a seventh-inning rally the first game, the Illinois softball team took the field at Wisconsin behind its ace pitcher, Emily Oestreich. Three batters into the game, the score was 1-0 Wisconsin, and there were runners on second and third. Head coach Tyra Perry pulled Oestreic...

Those tiny things you want to say to mom

Those tiny things you want to say to mom

By Yifan Gu, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Moms Day Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

When we are young, we are inevitably influenced by various ideas and always think we are correct. After we become mature, we always feel regretful for our past naughty behavior and naive ideas. It’s quite interesting to record them because these seemingly shaming events reflect our growth. I gave a f...

ICYMI: Illini lands commitment from Top JUCO Guard

ICYMI: Illini lands commitment from Top JUCO Guard

By Miles Powers-Huang, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


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The Illinois men’s basketball team landed a commitment from Northwest Florida State College transfer point guard Andres Feliz, who announced via his Instagram on Sunday he will be joining the Fighting Illini program. Feliz, who will have two years of eligibility for Illinois, averaged 20 points,...

Wells, Quinn and Kendziera shine at Jim Click Shootout

Wells, Quinn and Kendziera shine at Jim Click Shootout

April 9, 2018


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The Illini men’s track and field team rode a string of solid performances from juniors Jonathan Wells and Devin Quinn, as well as senior David Kendziera ,to a second-place team finish at the Jim Click Shootout in Arizona. Quinn’s 100- and 200-meter runs, Kendziera’s 110- and 400-meter hurdles and We...

Men’s and women’s tennis have strong weekend

Men’s and women’s tennis have strong weekend

By Miles Powers-Huang, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


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It was a dually successful weekend for Illinois tennis, as both the men’s and women’s teams each came out with two victories. For the men, who entered this week ranked No. 7 in the country, Saturday was a no-nonsense 5-2 victory over Iowa. Senior Aleks Vukic started things off for the Illini...

Colonial Room closed for ISR dining hall renovation

Colonial Room closed for ISR dining hall renovation

By Haipei Wu, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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After years of lunchtime service, the Colonial Room in the Illini Union permanently closed the Friday before spring break to make space for Illinois Street Residence Hall’s new dining venue, Orange on Green. Chelsea Hamilton, senior assistant director of communications and marketing for University...

Illini men’s golf win at BIGHORN Invitational

Illini men’s golf win at BIGHORN Invitational

By Meghan Rest, Assistant Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


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

Sophomore Bryan Baumgarten is the Big Ten Golfer of the week after collecting his first individual title at the Bighorn Invitational in Palm Desert, California last weekend. Baumgarten played rounds of 70, 68 and 67 to lead the tournament with an 11-under par finish. He also collected 16 birdies and pl...

Abby Paeth

Abby Paeth

March 18, 2018


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My name is Abby Paeth and I am a junior studying journalism. I am also pursuing minors in English and public relations. I have been working at the DI since my freshman year writing for the features section about diversity and inclusivity. When I’m not at the DI, I’m likely running at the gym or watching...

Gillian Dunlop

Gillian Dunlop

March 18, 2018


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I’m a junior in journalism who has been a part of The Daily Illini for two years. I served as a news reporter and assistant news editor prior to becoming managing editor for reporting. When I’m not breaking news, I love watching “The Office” and cultivating my culinary chops on Cooking with Gill. gd...

Jessica Bursztynsky

Jessica Bursztynsky

March 18, 2018


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I’m Jessica, and I’m a junior studying journalism. I started at The Daily Illini my sophomore year as a news reporter, worked my way up to news editor and had a brief stint as interim editor-in-chief. I’m spending this semester as managing editor for reporting. If I’m not doing journalism, I’m...

Rachael Bolek

Rachael Bolek

March 18, 2018


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I’m a junior majoring in news-editorial journalism and minoring in public relations. I started at The Daily Illini as a copy editor my freshman year. Since then, I worked as a slotter, assistant copy chief and copy chief. I’m from Willow Springs, Illinois, which is a southwest suburb of Chicago. ...

Bercham Kamber

Bercham Kamber

March 18, 2018


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I’m Berch and I’m a junior in civil engineering. I started at the DI the first week of my freshman year, and I love mixing the technical and creative sides of my brain whenever I can. I will talk to you about Beyoncé all day any day, and I am thoroughly a Ravenclaw! [email protected]

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