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Kampala in 24 Hours

I arrived to my new home last night after sitting in Kampala traffic for 1.5-2hrs! Got in around 9pm where I met my new land lady, Beatrice, her boyfriend, Marius, their adorable daughter Malaika, and one of our housemates, Noan. 785 more words

Africa

Illini Defense Delivers Win Over Gophers, 28-24

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — When Illini linebacker T.J. Neal ripped the ball out Minnesota running back David Cobb’s hands in the fourth quarter Saturday, cornerback V’Angelo Bentley knew his roommate had delivered something pretty rare for the Illini this season. 1,425 more words

Sports

Homecoming is Here!

By Shannon Helmuth

Orange and blue ribbons were draped effortlessly along tree trunks and elaborate bubble letters litter the sidewalks as students showcased their Illini pride on October 22, 2014, also known as “Spirit Day” on the Illini campus. 261 more words

Lifestyles

Groce and McCaffery talk high expectations

The Big 10 is expected to be loaded once again this basketball season, and both Iowa and Illinois figure to be right in the mix.  John Groce and Fran McCaffery look ahead to season at B1G Media Day. 16 more words

Sports

Report: Former Illinois Assistant Wayne McClain Passes Away

(CBS) Former Illinois basketball assistant and state champion high school coach Wayne McClain has passed away at 59, according to the Champaign News-Gazette.

He is survived by his wife Robin, son Sergio, daughter Brindeshie and grandson Sergio Jr., according to the News-Gazette. 102 more words

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Wisch: Rodgers Not The First NFL QB Illini Dropped The Ball On

By Dave Wischnowsky –

(CBS) These days, he torments the orange and blue faithful at Soldier Field.

But on Tuesday, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took a moment to instead torment the fans down in Champaign when… 994 more words

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Wisch: Badgers Shows Us Illini Football Can Be More

By Dave Wischnowsky –

(CBS) Is Illinois football simply what it is?

Or can it be something more?

On Wednesday, with the sorry state of the Illini as our topic of online discussion, one of my Twitter pals asked me, “At some point, after decades and decades, aren’t you kind of what you are?” 698 more words

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