Posts tagged "2011 illini"

Illini Announce Official Wrigley Day, Basketball Trip to Italy

The University of Illinois I Fund  hosts its annual Illini Day at Wrigley Field on Saturday, May 14, when the Chicago Cubs take on the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants at 6:10 p.m. Illinois college football coach Ron Zook will throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and Illini college basketball coach Bruce Weber... Read more »

Illinois Fighting Illini Seniors: the Good, the Bad, the Painful

Today is a special treat. Today, you the Chicago Now reader, get two columns for the click of one. What follows is a one-two column combination by two authors, both UI alums and staples at Assembly Hall press row. It’s not a point-counterpoint, more like a statement essay and a necessary companion piece. With the... Read more »
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