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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...

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...

Program connects international and domestic students

Program connects international and domestic students

By Anna Pevey, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Life & Culture, Showcase, Top Stories

Raised in Shanghai, China, Yun Shi came to the U.S. as an international student. Shi is now the Program Director for International Education and the head of the Global Leaders for Orange and Blue Engagement program at the University, an organization that brings domestic and international students toge...

Illini beat Badgers in away rematch

Illini beat Badgers in away rematch

By Brian Binz, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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

Just one week after losing to Wisconsin in Huff Hall, the Illinois volleyball team had a chance to flip the script. The No. 7 Illini headed to Madison to battle the No. 8 Badgers and picked up their first win of the year against a top-10 Big Ten team. The game started the same way as the last one, w...

Faculty lacks diversity despite University efforts

Faculty lacks diversity despite University efforts

By Heather Schlitz, Assistant News Editor

October 11, 2018


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

As the University was lauded for admitting a record number of freshmen from underrepresented groups this year, the ranks of faculty and administrators in the eight largest colleges on campus continue to be dominated by men and white people. Though the Office for Access and Equity has implemented myri...

First tournament an ‘eye-opening’ experience for women’s tennis

First tournament an ‘eye-opening’ experience for women’s tennis

By Gabby Vazquez, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s tennis team concluded its first tournament of the fall season at the ITA Riviera All-American Championships in Azusa, California this weekend. The Riviera Tennis Club has hosted the All-American Championships for 34 years and has been a staple on the Illini's fall calendar. ...

Memorial garden dedicated to missing scholar Yingying Zhang

Memorial garden dedicated to missing scholar Yingying Zhang

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 9, 2018


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

A memorial garden will be dedicated in the name of visiting scholar Yingying Zhang, who went missing on June 9, 2017 and is presumed dead by the FBI, on Oct. 11. The Yingying Zhang garden, located at the intersection of Goodwin and Clark, is designed by Phyllis Williams and Christina Nordholm, members ...

Fabbrini added to national team staff

Fabbrini added to national team staff

By Miles Powers-Huang, Assistant Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


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

For Illini hockey head coach Nick Fabbrini, there is no place like home, but soon enough he will be 5,791 miles away. Fabbrini was recently named an assistant coach for the 2019 U.S. Men’s National University Hockey Team. He will help the team during the 2019 Winter World University Games, taking...

Flu shots administered at vaccine clinics across campus

Flu shots administered at vaccine clinics across campus

By Julie Kang, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


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

If students think they are noticing an increase in coughing and sniffling during classes recently, they might be onto something. Christopher Byron Brooke, assistant professor in LAS, runs a research lab where he and his team study the replication and evolution of infectious diseases, specifically the i...

Certificate program helps international students learn career skills

Certificate program helps international students learn career skills

By Xin Ding, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase, Top Stories

After moving to a new country and being immersed in a new culture, networking and applying for jobs and internships can be challenging for the University’s sizable international student population. The Career Certificate — International Students program, specifically designed to help internat...

Protesters rally in the publication of News-Gazette cartoon

Protesters rally in the publication of News-Gazette cartoon

By Therese Pokorney, Assistant Daytime News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, News, Showcase, State, Top Stories

A crowd gathered outside the News-Gazette office at noon on Monday, holding signs and chanting in outrage against an editorial cartoon published Tuesday, Sept. 25. The cartoon entitled ‘Teen Angst In the Era of #MeToo’ cartoon depicts a young couple in a car parked next to a sign stating ‘Lover’s...

Illini bring top 10 battle to Stuff Huff

Illini bring top 10 battle to Stuff Huff

By Brian Binz, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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

Like in years past, the Illini received an outpouring of support for this year’s team during the annual Stuff Huff event. On Saturday 3,569 fans came to watch the game, most of them rooting for the Illinios volleyball team to continue its undefeated streak. Among those several thousand were a ...

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