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The Daily Illini

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

Opinion | Spend summer watching these 21st-century classics
Opinion | Spend summer watching these 21st-century classics
By Andrew Prozorovsky, Senior Columnist

Movies, aside from being entertainment, represent a vital medium that refines one’s sense of empathy...

Columnist Sanchita Teeka and her father,  Ramesh Teeka, hike up Mission Peak at the beginning of 2022. Sanchita writes about how her father expresses his love to her without verbally saying the words I love you.
DI Voices | Cracked knuckles are my dad’s love language
By Sanchita Teeka, Columnist

My dad doesn’t say “I love you,” and he never has. At least, it doesn’t come to him naturally,...

Abortion rights activists demonstrate in front of anti-abortion activists outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Building on Friday.
Community members, students shocked by abortion decision
June 24, 2022

On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the right to an abortion is not protected by the U.S. Constitution, overturning two of its previous decisions...

A University police car patrols the streets on Sept. 29, 2020. An off-duty UI police officer has been charged with official misconduct on Monday in trying to obtain a personal advantage in pretending to be an undercover cop.
UI police officer fired, charged with official misconduct
June 22, 2022

An off-duty University police officer was charged with official misconduct on Monday after he allegedly stopped a woman from entering a vehicle on...

The Abbott Power Plant stands at 1117 S. Oak St. in Champaign near the west end of campus. The University releases a Massmail regarding their plan to meet energy needs when it comes to summer power outages.
UI updates energy strategies in response to possible summer power outages
June 20, 2022

On June 14, the University announced its plan to meet its energy needs in case of possible planned blackouts or brownouts in a Massmail. Approximately...

The Japan House, located in the Universitys Arboretum, has suffered vandalism damages regarding shattered glass from a rock on May 31.
Japan House, UIPD seek information about vandalism incident
June 13, 2022

The Japan House is seeking assistance from the public for any information regarding an act of vandalism that occurred on May 31 when a rock was thrown...

The Illinois men’s tennis team cheers on from the sides of the courts during matches against Baylor at Atkins Tennis Center on March 4. The team has recruited Tyler Bowers from William and Reed Academy, Kenya Miyoshi from MITA International School in Japan and Oliver Okonkwo who transferred from Iowa.
Incoming recruits Tyler Bowers, Oliver Okonkwo, Kenta Miyoshi look to bolster Illinois men’s tennis
By Martin O'Connor, Contributing Writer • June 20, 2022

After a mediocre season finishing 14-14 the Illinois men’s tennis team looks to add beneficial recruits in hopes of having a more successful season next year. So far the team has two recruits looking...

Summer band led by Marching Illini director Barry Houser perform on the Main Quad on Thursday evening. The summer band made of a diverse set of musicians continue the 110 year summer tradition with an array of scores that end the concert with another prosperous performance for the summer tradition.
Summer band serenades campus community on Main Quad
June 24, 2022
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What is the future of student media?
What is the future of student media?
April 14, 2022

DI alumni talk about the future of student media during Illini Media's Hall of Fame Reunion Weekend.

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