Author Bio & Stories

  • Running a marathon is something you do to yourself, as well as something you do for yourself. There is plenty of time for the two to trade places over the course of 26 miles and change.

  • Ashlyn Mundell can run faster than basically any other living person her age. She's also ten. It's complicated.

  • August 26, 2014
    The Chief

    For some at the University of Illinois, Chief Illiniwek remains a symbol of tradition and unity even after his official retirement in 2007. For others, The Chief is a symbol of thoughtlessness and ignorance. For Alex Dozier, who still performs as The Chief at Illini games, he means something else entirely.