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Illinois Homecoming Week 2019

Illinois Homecoming Week 2019

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

October 19, 2019

 The university held its annual Homecoming Week featuring numerous festivities around campus for students. The week started off with dyeing the alumni fountain orange, a party on the quad, guest speaker David Dobrik, wear orange Wednesday, and then ended the week on Saturday with the homecoming game where...

David Dobrik visits University of Illinois campus

David Dobrik visits University of Illinois campus

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

October 17, 2019

 YouTuber David Dobrik visited the University of Illinois campus on October 15, 2019 as part of the Illini Union's Speaker Series for Homecoming week. David started off the day with students at a Bumble sponsored event, then spent the rest of the day interacting with students across campus bef...

KAM’s: The most iconic bar at Illinois

KAM’s: The most iconic bar at Illinois

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

October 10, 2019

 The campus bar known as KAM's will be closing on October 20, 2019 and moving to a different location on campus. The bar has been in this location the past 60 years and will be moved into it's new location on Green Street in 2020....

Third Annual PygHack changes location to KCPA

Third Annual PygHack changes location to KCPA

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

September 30, 2019

The Pygmalion Festival took place over the weekend and included music performances, theater and comedy shows, a street vendor fest, and a hackathon. The third annual Hackathon changed locations from Research Park, and instead took place at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts this year....

Illini fall under Saturday night lights

Illini fall under Saturday night lights

By Alex Aguilera, Assistant Sports Video Editor

September 23, 2019

Quad Day 2019

Quad Day 2019

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

September 5, 2019

The University of Illinois holds their traditional Quad Day the Sunday before classes start each year. Hundreds of RSOs and clubs around campus gather on the university quad recruiting potential members of all classes. The day consists of fun activities, performances and free giveaways....

Illinois Unveils New Football Performance Center

Illinois Unveils New Football Performance Center

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

August 29, 2019

The University of Illinois opened their new football facility including new locker rooms, training equipment, a redesigned practice field, and more.

Illini share expectations for upcoming season during Big Ten Media Days

Illini share expectations for upcoming season during Big Ten Media Days

By Alex Aguilera, Assistant Sports Video Editor

July 31, 2019

 Lovie Smith and his team look forward to the 2019 football season during Big Ten Media Days on July 18. Nate Hobbs, Reggie Corbin and Alex Palczewski chime in about what to expect from their personal contributions....

I Love Illinois week

I Love Illinois week

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

May 9, 2019

 The Illinois Student Alumni Ambassadors hosted I Love Illinois Week with different events around campus for students and faculty to express their love for the university....

Native American House hosts therapy horses

Native American House hosts therapy horses

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

May 7, 2019

 The Native American House hosts an event where therapy horses are on campus for students to take a break from studying and de-stress....

Spring Jam 2019 ft. Lil Yachty

Spring Jam 2019 ft. Lil Yachty

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

May 1, 2019

 Lil Yachty performs at the annual Spring Jam concert on the Quad at the University of Illinois on April 28, 2019....

Construction creates inconvenience on campus

Construction creates inconvenience on campus

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor

April 15, 2019

 The construction on campus creates an inconvenience for students from rerouting busses to street and sidewalk closures, hindering their transportation to classes....

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