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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...

Kovacevic aces academics, athletics

Kovacevic aces academics, athletics

By Jared Farmer, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


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

With a 7-5, 6-2 victory against Iowa Hawkeyes’ Kareen Allaf last Sunday, junior Aleks Kovacevic won his 12th consecutive singles match. So far, the Illini remains 12-0 since the start of 2019 and has defeated six ranked opponents during that stretch. He also remains undefeated against Big Ten opponents in h...

Moms support, guide, influence who we are

Moms support, guide, influence who we are

By Natalie Stanowski, Assistant Special Sections Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Moms Day Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

As the name implies, Moms Weekend is all about celebrating the moms and mother figures in our lives. It is an event the whole campus celebrates. However, the act of taking time to appreciate mothers can be more personally significant than the formal events on campus might imply. While I’m sure most...

Beer sales coming this fall

Beer sales coming this fall

By Gavin Good, Staff writer

April 4, 2019


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

A decade ago, it was rare for a school to allow alcohol or beer sales at football or basketball games. On Tuesday, the University joined a rising tide of institutions that are selling beer at athletic events. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Memorial Stadium and the State Farm Center will a...

Fraternities co-host Gottheil Cup

Fraternities co-host Gottheil Cup

By Jared Farmer, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


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

It’s 7 p.m. Saturday night at the Illinois Ice Arena, and for the first night in a long time, it’s relatively empty. After all, the Illinois hockey team’s season concluded after a loss to Minot State in Dallas just a week ago. For a brief moment, the ice on the rink shines like crystal, and th...

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