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Whats in Your Backpack?

What’s in Your Backpack?

By Tara Mobasher and Maddy Chemers September 21, 2021

 As students return to campus and in-person classes, more and more backpacks are returning to the scene. Find out what some students put in theirs and why!

Illini Media Recruitment Night

Illini Media Recruitment Night

By Maddy Chemers September 7, 2021

 The Daily Illini was a part of Illini Media Recruitment night last Wednesday and Thursday. Here is our slideshow with each section's presentation. Apply at dailyillini.com/apply

Tips from Illini: Jade

Tips from Illini: Jade

By Maddy Chemers and Jiawei Pei May 12, 2021

 Illini Jade Oribello makes sure to get her workout in during the pandemic. Check out the tips she has for working out!

Illinois Baseball Pod

Illinois Baseball Pod

By Maddy Chemers, Claire O'Brien, and Noah Cowell May 5, 2021

 The Illinois baseball team participated in a "pod" event playing against Michigan State and Purdue. Although the Illini won against Michigan State, they came up short in the Purdue...

Stand Out Illini: Gianne Garcia

Stand Out Illini: Gianne Garcia

By Maddy Chemers and Bowang Zhou April 28, 2021

 Junior Gianne Garcia started a small business selling tote bags during quarantine. Watch Gianne's feature in our Stand Out Illini series to learn how she now finds the balance juggling...

The Daily Illini Ranks Highest for the College Media Madness Fundraiser

The Daily Illini Ranks Highest for the College Media Madness Fundraiser

By Maddy Chemers April 22, 2021

 Thank you to our alumni network and the campus community for helping us to raise money for the College Media Madness fundraiser. We were able to raise nearly $14,000 and could not have...

Tips from Illini: Gage

Tips from Illini: Gage

By Maddy Chemers and Ian Garvey April 8, 2021

 Illini Gage Gulley tells about five different card games to play if you're holed up at home.

Opinion: Coronavirus Invigorates Fresh Inspection Regarding Greek Life

Opinion: Coronavirus Invigorates Fresh Inspection Regarding Greek Life

By Maddy Chemers, Tara Mobasher, and Dennis Austin April 4, 2021

 Opinion writer Dennis Austin takes a look at how Greek Life functions on campus during the pandemic. Watch to gain a new perspective on student life and what responsibilities that entail.

Stand Out Illini: Faith Brown

Stand Out Illini: Faith Brown

By Jessica Ziegler, Bowang Zhou, and Maddy Chemers March 25, 2021

 Senior Faith Brown uses her creativity and passion through RSO's and extracurriculars to stand up for her values. Watch Brown's feature in our Stand Out Illini series to learn about how she views...

UI develops Shield program to tackle the COVID-19 Pandemic

UI develops Shield program to tackle the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Shana Olivero March 20, 2021

The University of Illinois developed the Shield: Target, Test, and Tell Committee to effectively test students and faculty at the university and allow students to stay on campus for the school year....

Illinois group of starters stand together during Illinois game against Penn State on Jan. 19.

Illinois basketball ends regular season ranked third in nation

By Shana Olivero March 11, 2021

Illinois ended their regular season with an overall record of 20-6 and a conference record of 16-4, placing them second in the Big Ten Conference. This is the Illini's best season record since 2005....

Illini fans talk March Madness predictions

Illini fans talk March Madness predictions

By Shana Olivero March 2, 2021

Students predict how far the Fighting Illini will make it in the NCAA March Madness tournament this month, along with predictions for the Michigan and Ohio State match ups this week with star player...

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