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Alt-right movement: It’s wrong

Alt-right movement: It’s wrong

By Guzi He, Columnist

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Opinions Top Stories, Top Stories

It seemed like a notice from a federal agency, but this was no Great Seal. In fact, it was a clear recreation of it. On the poster was a bizarre bird with sharp, jagged wings and talons holding three large arrows. Inked in bold were the words “RECLAIM AMERICA” below an image of a bundle of stic...

Illini Tower residents call for resolution of flooding

Illini Tower residents call for resolution of flooding

By Zihan Wang, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, News, Top Stories

Three weeks after several floors were flooded at Illini Tower, students whose rooms were affected still have no idea when they will be able to return to their original suites. They are frustrated by the housing facility’s response. The first to fourth floors of Illini Tower, a private certified housing faci...

Quade continues to reach new heights

Quade continues to reach new heights

By Rachel Spencer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball, Women's Sports

When a program is as prominent as No. 7 Illinois volleyball is in 2018, it’s hard to pick any one player who stands out. But week after week, one name continues to rise to the top of the box score — junior Jacqueline Quade has played a crucial role throughout the 2018 volleyball season. Whether...

Illinois to work on improving defense

Illinois to work on improving defense

By Tatiania Perry, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Top Stories

Illinois football travels to Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday to take on No. 23 Wisconsin with both teams coming off lopsided defeats. The Illini suffered a devastating 46-7 loss to Purdue at home, while the Badgers fell 38-13 at No. 6 Michigan. After being the first on the board last Saturday, t...

Men’s club volleyball bonds as they prepare for the season

Men’s club volleyball bonds as they prepare for the season

By JJ Kim, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The Illinois men's volleyball team may not be an official division one team, but much like one, the team treats its newest members with a warm welcome.  Rookies have to sing during warm ups, giving players a chance to show off their voices before they take the court.  “We’ve sung ‘Hak...

You aren’t boring, your clothes shouldn’t be either

You aren’t boring, your clothes shouldn’t be either

By Samuel Kottoor, Columnist

October 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

This University blooms in creativity. From the intellect of the students to the beautiful architecture of the buildings, there is an obvious display of originality throughout campus. However, our talent for thinking outside the box seems to be forgotten every morning when we peruse through our closets f...

Campus Charitable Fund Drive promotes spirit of giving

Campus Charitable Fund Drive promotes spirit of giving

By Sam Schrage, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Life & Culture, Top Stories

Alma Sealine has experienced the power of community support first-hand. Sealine was diagnosed with breast cancer within the first six months of arriving at the University but was fortunate enough to receive community support that helped her throughout her recovery. Now, Sealine, University housing director an...

New book studies friction between religion, family law

New book studies friction between religion, family law

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 17, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, News, Top Stories

“The Contested Place of Religion in Family Law,” a new book edited by University Law professor Robin Wilson, along with several contributions by University faculty, examines the modern culture war between family law and religion after the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case. The Supreme Court deci...

Kennedy Browne exhibit critiques 21st century

Kennedy Browne exhibit critiques 21st century

By Tristan Jacobs, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture, Showcase, Top Stories

On top of the tallest building in Dublin, an actor sharpens a pencil to the nub. In a green room, another actor reads a script drawn from the Dell employee blog that details the firing of an entire division, while in the corner, young boys are celebrated for disabling their cribs and dropping out of sc...

Men’s Golf wins second consecutive tournament at Notre Dame

Men’s Golf wins second consecutive tournament at Notre Dame

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

No.17-ranked Illinois looked to build off its first place performance at the Macdonald Cup at Notre Dame over the weekend. The Illini achieved their second-consecutive first place outing at the Fighting Irish Classic. The Illini faced six other Big Ten teams in the tournament and comfortably defeated...

Bashir named College of Engineering dean

Bashir named College of Engineering dean

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 16, 2018


Filed under Administration, Around Campus, News, Top Stories

Bioengineering professor Rashid Bashir has been named the next dean of the College of Engineering, the University announced Wednesday. Bashir will succeed Andreas Cangellaris, who has been the Engineering dean since August 2013. Bashir will officially take over November 1, pending approval by the U...

Engineering bad politics

Engineering bad politics

By Joseph Dillier, Columnist

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

In Stanley Kubrick’s classic film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” two scientists are traveling to Jupiter onboard a spaceship piloted by HAL 9000, a sentient supercomputer with full artificial intelligence. As the film progresses, the utopian idea of HAL’s technological perfection dissipates as he beg...

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