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The Daily Illini

Lillian Barkley
I'm a junior in Journalism with a minor in Gender and Women's Studies. Since I joined the DI as a freshman, I've been features editor, assistant copy chief and a paid reporter. I'm so excited to be editor-in-chief this year. I have family in the area, so the University was my second home growing up, and I love being able to strengthen my connection with the community through journalism. I'm also a music-lover, a casual foodie and a definite cat person.

editor@dailyillini.com

Lillian Barkley, Editor-in-Chief

Apr 06, 2017
Best C-U brunch spots to impress your mom (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
New Editor-in-Chief aims for diverse coverage (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
5 tips for signing your first lease (Story)
Jan 31, 2017
Andrew Bird brings the love to Canopy Club (Story)
Jan 30, 2017
Andrew Bird Q&A (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Locksmiths are key to campus safety (Story)
Oct 29, 2016
The 1975 energizes State Farm Center Friday night (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
Study Hub provides alternative studying event (Story)
Oct 10, 2016
Don’t make me sign my lease a year ahead (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
Louis the Child focuses on happiness (Story)
Sep 23, 2016
Car Seat Headrest, Frightened Rabbit bring quiet rebellion at Pygmalion (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
C-U Pride Festival offers education and entertainment (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
Interning in a new city provides challenges, beneficial experiences (Story)
Aug 25, 2016
Illini Drone Club reaches new heights on campus (Story)
Aug 19, 2016
Quad Day offers voter registration (Story)
Aug 12, 2016
Food trucks provide quick craving satisfactions (Story)
Jul 20, 2016
Approaching study abroad (Story)
May 25, 2016
C-U area offers off-campus escapes (Story)
Dec 09, 2015
Sniffing out the truth behind KAM's smell (Story)
Dec 08, 2015
Espresso Royale has most cafes in CU (Story)
Nov 29, 2015
University resources begin abandoned bike removal (Story)
Nov 11, 2015
Union food court KoFusion to open in January (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Sniffing out the truth behind KAM'S smell (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Union food court KoFusion to open in January (Story)
Nov 05, 2015
Professor's son keeps the University close to home (Story)
Oct 26, 2015
Urbana Boulders climbs in popularity (Story)
Oct 20, 2015
Urbana cat cafe entertains for a cause (Story)
Oct 14, 2015
Cult classics bring unique horror to Shocktober (Story)
Oct 12, 2015
Hardy's Reindeer Ranch provides unique autumn activities (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
Azzip Pizza cooks fresh, custom meals (Story)
Sep 27, 2015
Run the Jewels and Purity Ring light up Pygmalion stage (Story)
Sep 26, 2015
Beach Slang, White Reaper keep Pygmalion punk (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
Black Dog Champaign open for business (Story)
Sep 22, 2015
Altgeld Ringers’ fundraiser lets community chime in (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
Hopscotch plays with flavors (Story)
Sep 10, 2015
of Montreal brings the funk, leaves it all on stage (Story)
Sep 07, 2015
of Montreal Q&A (Story)
Sep 01, 2015
A-Plus VIP Lounge to add karaoke, cafe (Story)
Aug 25, 2015
For international students, Chatime is a taste of home (Story)
Aug 19, 2015
Unique RSOs offer alternative workout option (Story)
Jul 19, 2015
Savvy shopping helps save on surprise buys (Story)
Jul 07, 2015
An audio adventure: A guide to C-U music venues (Story)
Jun 12, 2015
No Comment sings it on new reality show (Story)
May 11, 2015
Preparing for Commencement: The beginning of the end (Story)
May 08, 2015
Preparing for Commencement: The beginning of the end (Story)
Apr 28, 2015
David Sedaris’ evening at the Virginia (Story)
Apr 22, 2015
“Olde” favorite donut shop finds new life (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
Feminism shines bright in ‘Girlhood’ (Story)
Apr 13, 2015
Country Cats gives unwanted pets a second chance (Story)
Apr 06, 2015
Student slackers exercise on Main Quad (Story)
Mar 31, 2015
Courier Café serves up old-fashioned food, memories (Story)
Mar 18, 2015
United and divided: Cultures of the U.S., U.K. (Story)
Mar 10, 2015
Funding climbs for Urbana Boulders (Story)
Mar 09, 2015
American drinking: An international view of Unofficial (Story)
Mar 04, 2015
‘‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore:’ Modernizing 1600s love (Story)
Feb 24, 2015
Away from home but close to family (Story)
Feb 23, 2015
Suzuko Enomoto: A chef as rare as her sashimi (Story)
Feb 17, 2015
Mardi Gras celebrations to fill the Union (Story)
Feb 12, 2015
How to spend Valentine’s Day in C-U (Story)
Feb 03, 2015
Leaving for Leuven: a spring break abroad (Story)
Feb 02, 2015
Family hosts vigil for missing UI student (Story)
Jan 28, 2015
A new harvest for Strawberry Fields (Story)
Jan 20, 2015
New group fitness class makes hearts POUND (Story)
Jan 16, 2015
Ski and Snowboard Club hits Breckenridge (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Jurassic Grill brings new era of burgers to campus (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Sifting through the VHS bin at the Found Footage Festival (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
From sadism to social commentary: “Venus in Fur” has it all (Story)