Yesterday was quad day
Look at how beautiful the quad looked:
This year’s clocks in at over 28,000 words. If you’re a masochist, this is a great way to spend your time before Saturday morning’s kickoff against Akron.
(ALionEye / Illini Board)
Listen to Gatson on the latest episode of Champaign Is Also A Band
A local rapper who has been making a name for himself lately.
The $80 million facility that opened last week adjacent to the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium was funded in part by the H.D. Smith Foundation of Springfield. Many of the officers of the Smith Foundation also were officers of the privately held H.D. Smith Wholesale Drug Co., a Springfield-based firm that until last year was one of the largest prescription drug wholesalers in the country.
It also was one of the largest suppliers of opioids to rural West Virginia, where, according to a Drug Enforcement Agency database disclosed by the Washington Post and the Charleston Gazette-Mail, some 853 million prescription pain bills were supplied between 2006 and 2012.
(Tom Kacich / News-Gazette)
(Paul Wood / News-Gazette)