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Look both ways before crossing streets

Look both ways before crossing streets

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

October 18, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

To thy happy children (of the present), As students, we must remember to be courteous to bikers on our morning commutes. We must be aware of our surroundings for the safety of ourselves and others. We must harken back to the wisdom our parents told us during our childhoods: Look both ways when crossing ...

Editorial | Don’t let political polarization consume you

Editorial | Don’t let political polarization consume you

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

October 11, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

Who would’ve thought that in 2018 simply saying who you support politically is crossing the line? Politics no longer considers compromise or fairness. Whichever side you stand by, the other now considers you an enemy. If you’re not with them, you’re against them. We’re now choosing sides based...

Editorial | Not-so-innocent bystanders

Editorial | Not-so-innocent bystanders

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

October 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

Sometimes, we see things we don’t want to see on this campus. We can be out with a group of co-workers or walking home late from the library when we witness the early stages of what could be a young man or woman turned into a victim of sexual assault. The topic of discussing sexual assault is one...

Editorial | Stay conscious of your image on social media

Editorial | Stay conscious of your image on social media

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

September 27, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Opinions Top Stories, Top Stories

You went out to a bar this weekend and got a little wild with your friends from class. This morning, someone texted you a photo and you’re tempted to share it. Should you? The Daily Illini Editorial Board encourages students to consider, at the very least, what’s already posted on their social media...

Editorial | Parties are full of germs, don’t share your drink

Editorial | Parties are full of germs, don’t share your drink

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

September 20, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Opinions Top Stories, Top Stories

At the University, parties and bars are rampant with students sharing drinks, JUULs and people. With the sheer amount of students passing through, these environments become the perfect places for bacteria to spread. Most students are aware of how many germs are spread in any type of housing, on or off campu...

Editorial | Pets should be allowed in apartments

Editorial | Pets should be allowed in apartments

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

September 13, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Ever pet a dog and feel absolute love? Ever have a cat lay down on your lap and internally realize exactly what your parents meant when they told you were meant for greatness? The stress of college can often be too much to handle. Common stress relief tactics taught to students throughout their live...

Editorial | Keep an open mind about Obama’s speech

Editorial | Keep an open mind about Obama’s speech

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

September 6, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Opinions Top Stories, Top Stories

Brace yourselves; Barack Obama is coming. The former president of the United States will be accepting the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government at 11 a.m. Friday at Foellinger Auditorium. On Friday 1,300 students from the University of Illinois System will be able to see the former president up...

Editorial | Take care of yourself during syllabus week

Editorial | Take care of yourself during syllabus week

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

August 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

To thy happy children (of the present), Now is the time of year when young, wide-eyed freshmen come to campus, eager to start their college experience. The University has gained a reputation of “work hard, play hard”; Illinois has multiple top globally ranked programs with party scenes to match. I...

Editorial | Don’t wine about it

Editorial | Don’t wine about it

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

August 27, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Opinions Top Stories, Top Stories

With The Clybourne and Firehaus closing Sept. 4, the number of University bars is dwindling. But don’t worry, we still have plenty of spots that can make up for the loss. Campustown is in the midst of a possible cultural shift, the likes of which the University has not seen in years. At the moment, fo...

Editorial | Teachers need to step it up before finals

Editorial | Teachers need to step it up before finals

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Opinions Top Stories, Top Stories

Finals season always comes with a multitude of stressors added to every student’s plate. To make it easier on students during this very hectic time, The Daily Illini Editorial Board is asking that teachers take better responsibility by keeping students updated on their grades and final assignments. ...

Editorial | Save student newsrooms

Editorial | Save student newsrooms

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

April 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

The Daily Illini is an independent student newspaper, which means we don’t take orders from the University. Being independent means our publication can publish what it wants, when it wants, without constraints or censorship from the administration. The majority of student newspapers across the country are not...

Editorial | Women shouldn’t be scrutinized for their life decisions

Editorial | Women shouldn’t be scrutinized for their life decisions

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

April 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Top Stories

At just 25, musical artist Cardi B achieved success and stardom in the entertainment industry following early mixtapes, hit singles and a record-breaking album. She had built herself from being a school dropout and local stripper to having international fame. And she has recently announced her pregnancy...

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