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The Daily Illini police blotter Oct. 18

By Samantha Boyle, Assistant Daytime News Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Champaign Theft over $500 was reported on the 2000 block of Parkdale Drive around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the victim reported two sets of Beats headphones were missing from his residence. Criminal damage to property and residence trespassing were reported on the 1700 block of Clover...

“Trumpaganda” class should teach objectivity, not bias

“Trumpaganda” class should teach objectivity, not bias

By Kent W. Howell

October 17, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

I see a course is being offered starting during the latter half of this semester called "Trumpaganda: The War on Facts, Press and Democracy." It's described as examining "the Trump administration’s disinformation campaign." In addition to such an examination, does the University's administration...

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...

Women’s cross country takes on challenging meet this weekend

Women’s cross country takes on challenging meet this weekend

By Ashleigh Lefevre, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s cross country team will attend its fourth meet of the season at the Bradley Pink Classic at Newman Golf Course in Peoria, Illinois Friday. The women’s 6K will take place at 1 p.m., the first of five races throughout the day. Coming off a successful team and individual outing...

Former NASA astronaut selected as Homecoming Grand Marshal

Former NASA astronaut selected as Homecoming Grand Marshal

By The Daily Illini staff report

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

Former NASA astronaut, U.S. Navy captain and University alumnus Scott Altman was selected to serve as the grand marshal for the annual Homecoming Parade, which will be on Friday.  “It is an awesome opportunity to select one of our great alumni to serve this role and to be able to provide oppor...

Professor leads student team to prestigious award

Professor leads student team to prestigious award

By Daniel Renteria, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Science & Technology, Uncategorized

University chemistry professor Christina White has become the first woman to receive the award for Creative Work in Synthetic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society, which was first awarded in 1957. White’s research focuses on the use of carbon-hydrogen bond reactivity to create catalysts that s...

Campus hosts first Indigenous People’s Day

Campus hosts first Indigenous People’s Day

By Zihan Wang, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

In 1867, the University was founded on land inhabited by indigenous people. To honor those who lived in Central Illinois, the Native American and Indigenous Student Organization is hosting the first-ever campus-wide celebration for Indigenous People’s Day. “It is a day to recognize Indigenous Peopl...

New course to offer insight on Trump media tactics

New course to offer insight on Trump media tactics

By Emily Dao, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

Students who are looking to add an eight-week course for the second half of the semester now have the option to take a journalism course called Trumpaganda — The War on Facts, Press and Democracy. This semester is the first time this journalism course is offered, and it will explore the Trump admini...

Illinois gets series win against Illinois State

Illinois gets series win against Illinois State

By Jared Farmer, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Sparked by a late third- quarter rally on Saturday, the Illinois hockey team completed a series sweep against Illinois State this past weekend at the UI Ice Arena. “I think we played well,” said junior Evan Sabo. “We had a few mistakes and our structure wasn’t the best, but everyone was wor...

New rule bans all tobacco

New rule bans all tobacco

By The Daily Illini staff report

October 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, News, Uncategorized

All tobacco products will be regulated under the 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy starting next August, Chancellor Robert Jones announced in an email Wednesday.   Building on the Smoke-Free Campus policy implemented in 2014, the policy will now prohibit all forms of tobacco, including snuff and c...

Illinois regroups before taking on fifth-ranked Wisconsin

Illinois regroups before taking on fifth-ranked Wisconsin

By Brian Binz

October 4, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized, Volleyball, Women's Sports

After taking its first loss of the season against No. 3-ranked Nebraska, Illinois has a second chance against a top-five-ranked team, welcoming fifth-ranked Wisconsin into Huff Hall on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Illinois has a 5-1 record against ranked teams so far this year, with one of those wins bei...

Illini finish strong at Loyola Lakefront Invitational

By Claire O'Brien, Ashleigh Lefevre

October 3, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The Illinois women's cross country team headed home to Chicago this weekend to compete at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational. They finished fourth out of 33 teams, behind Princeton, Grand Valley State and Ohio State, respectively. The Illini were led by freshman Madison Marasco, who finished seventh over...

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