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Taylor Bell's fourth book

Posted by:taylor bell on 2010-10-15 14:29:33

It is the first book of its kind written on a history of high school football in Illinois. It contains stories about the great players, great coaches, great teams and great games dating to the 1940s. In researching the book, I interviewed more than 350 people. My first interview? Dick Butkus on Dec. 23, 2007. The book was released in August and is available online and at local bookstores. Do you think you know who Dusty, Deek and Mr. Do-Right really are?

UI and DI alumnus Robert Novak dies

Posted by:Kit Donahue on 2009-08-18 16:32:48

We've had several alums contact us to tell us about Robert Novak's death earlier today. Mr. Novak was inducted into the Illini Media Hall of Fame in the fall of 2007 and came back to Champaign for the celebration.

Click here to read the article in the Chicago Sun-Times

Meyerson back to radio

Posted by:Charlie Meyerson on 2009-08-14 18:45:42

Charlie Meyerson named WGN Radio news director

Phil Strang Art Exhibits

Posted by:Phil Strang Art Exhibits on 2009-08-14 16:25:02

Phil Strang (Class of 72) WPGU asst MD (68-69) and MG (69-70) has two exhibits of original art in the near futureRead More >>

Dave Cullen publishes NY Times bestseller

Posted by:Dave Cullen on 2009-08-12 16:31:25

Dave Cullen's book COLUMBINE spent eight weeks on the New York Times bestseller list this spring and summer. It peaked at #3.Read More >>

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