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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

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

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Dozens of people celebrating Juneteenth in Emancipation Park in Houston in 1880. Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until nearly 150 years later in 2021.
The History of Juneteenth, America’s “Freedom Day”
By Sam Gregerman, Senior Feature Reporter • June 19, 2024
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An attendee is taken into custody by UIPD during a Palestine encampment in front of Alma Mater on Friday morning.
Live coverage: Students supporting Palestine hold encampment at Alma Mater
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By Nina Athanasopoulos and Magdalena Neff May 29, 2024
Community Choices hosts first Great Cake Off for CU community
Community Choices hosts first Great Cake Off for CU community
By Mackenzie Wranovics, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024
Opinion | Fathers have an important impact on their children and should be celebrated
By Janessa Mosqueda, Columnist • June 17, 2024
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Coleman Hawkins celebrates a big play against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Feb. 24. Hawkins committed to Kansas State on Friday after four years at Illinois.
Kansas State lands former Illini Coleman Hawkins via transfer portal
By Sahil Mittal, Senior Sports Reporter • June 14, 2024
Cameron Brooks during his official visit to the University on June 7. Brooks is the first defensive lineman to join the 2025 Illini recruiting class.
Three-star defensive lineman Cameron Brooks commits to Illinois
By Qaasim Jatoi, Summer Editor • June 18, 2024
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