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The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Senior columnist Andrew Prozorovsky argues that Airbnb has a range of flaws from costs to issues with hosts that prevent the company from succeeding.
Opinion | Airbnb depends on unsustainable business model
By Andrew Prozorovsky, Senior Columnist

Since it was founded 13 years ago, Airbnb has risen to become a competitive and novel type of travel...

Actor Pedro Pascal stars as the Mandalorian in popular Disney+ show The Mandalorian in 2019. Assistant opinions editor, Talia Duffy, believes that the Star Wars franchise is best suited for films instead of exclusive Disney+ content.
Opinion | ‘Star Wars’ is not meant for Disney+
By Talia Duffy, Assistant Opinions Editor

The following contains spoilers for the Disney+ Star Wars series including “The Book of Boba Fett,”...

Professors Pengfei Song and Daniel Llano pose with graduate student Qi You who aided in Song and Llano’s research. Song and Llano collaborated in developing ultrasound imaging tools that can help study Alzheimer’s disease.
Illinois researchers’ development of imaging introduces new health applications in study of Alzheimer’s disease
August 4, 2022

Pengfei Song, assistant professor in Engineering, has continually worked on ultrasound imaging technology at the University of Illinois. He described...

Former Provost Cangellaris speaks during Terrell Jermaine visit to campus for a Q&A on the war in Ukraine on April 19.
UI starts search for new provost, considers nominees for search committee
July 31, 2022

At a special meeting on Friday, the University Senate Executive Committee discussed the University’s ongoing search for a new provost and scheduled...

A SHIELD worker hands over an empty tube for COVID-19 testing at the State Farm Center on Oct. 9, 2020. The University sends out a Massmail on Tuesday regarding mask and testing guidelines for the upcoming fall semester.
UI will not check COVID-19 building access or require face masks for fall semester
July 26, 2022

The University will no longer check building access status in the fall semester and will not require face coverings in most campus spaces, according...

View of East Green Street as police pursue the shooting that took place on Friday. Matthew Denbo who is in custody for the shooting and death of Joshua Berg requests a trial by jury while pleading not guilty towards four counts of first degree murder set against him.
Urbana man charged with murder in connection with Campustown shooting
July 18, 2022

A 42-year-old Urbana man was charged with first degree murder in connection with a homicide that occurred on the 200 block of East Green Street in...

Wide receiver, Isaiah Williams dodges an attempt to tackle him from Rutgers on Oct. 30. Williams has been practicing during the off-season catching 250 balls each day from the jug machine to ensure he is ready for a transition from wide receiver to wide out.
Illinois football answer questions on expansion, offense amid B1G Media Days
By Carson Gourdie, Sports Video Editor • July 28, 2022

Illinois head football coach Bret Bielema, along with four athletes and athletic director Josh Whitman, were available to the media Wednesday for the annual Big Ten Media Days. After an offseason that...

Kona Ice employee taking orders for a delicious treat from fair attendees at the Champaign County Fair. Co-owner of Kona Ice Wes Hanner shares his excitement for the Champaign County Fair this year from July 22-July 30 and for Kone Ice to be attending again in-which the snow cone truck has been a vendor for 7 years at the fair serving a wide variety of snow cones for everyone to enjoy.
Champaign County Fair to feature music, food, fun for everyone
July 21, 2022

The Champaign County Fair will officially kick off on Friday, July 22, featuring everything from concerts to food vendors to carnival rides. The nine-day...

Tori Reidenbach, a recent University graduate, worked multiple jobs during her time as a student.
Chasing the bag: Tips for employed students
July 29, 2022
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