Members of the Marching Illini donated canned goods to the Eastern Illinois Food Bank over the holidays. These generous donations will help hundreds of families around the eastern Illinois region. We are grateful that we were able to be a small part of helping to alleviate hunger in the Eastern […]

MARCHING ILLINI GIVES BACK to the Eastern Illinois Food Bank


Members of the Marching Illini participated in donating their old books to the Orphans Treasure Box over the last couple of months. This organization exists to help children who are orphans around the world by selling books, providing resources, as well as many other gifts. For more information on Orphan’s […]

Marching Illini GIves Back to Orphans Treasure Box



November 2, 2016 – Today we talked with Barry Houser, director of the Marching Illini at the University of Illinois. He’s been a big supporter of Mix 94.5’s Christmas Wish and lending a hand again this year. And this time in a MUCH bigger way… listen HERE!    

MARCHING ILLINI TO HELP WITH WISH ON WHEELS


October 29, 2016 – Congratulations to Alec Lueders, 5th year senior and Drumline Section Leader, who was named the 2016 recipient of the annual Illini Drumline Scholarship. Once again we had some outstanding applicants, all very deserving of this prestigious award. Our sincere thanks to Alec for his time, dedication, […]

2016 ILLINI DRUMLINE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT