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People march on the sidewalks of Springfield Avenue in downtown Urbana towards the Champaign County Courthouse during Amnesty’s Reproductive Rights Rally on May 8. Senior columnist Andrew Prozorovsky argues that the Supreme Court will be putting many people at risk if they are to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Opinion | US Supreme Court will devastate America by overturning Roe
By Andrew Prozorovsky, Senior Columnist

The Supreme Court saw an unprecedented breach to inform the public in advance of an unprecedented...

A squirrel sits on the branch of a tree outside of the Chemistry Annex on Wednesday. Senior columnist Noah Nelson dives into the reasoning behind the abundance of squirrels on campus.
Opinion | University squirrels have a nutty history
By Noah Nelson, Senior Columnist

There’s nothing to be scared of on campus. Well, except for final exams, papers, projects and...

Students study at the Undergraduate Library on March 12, 2019. The UGL will be closing on Saturday in starting its four-year renovation with other locations such as the ACES and the Grainger Engineering library providing accommodations for students.
Undergraduate Library closes for four-year renovation project, undergraduate services to move to Main Library
May 10, 2022

After it shuts its doors on Friday evening, the Undergraduate Library will be closed for construction as part of a years-long project to transform...

Layne Brock recites chants during the Reproductive Rights Rally on Sunday. The rally was organized by Amnesty in response to the leaked draft from the Supreme Court to overrule Roe v Wade.
Students, C-U community rally for reproductive rights
May 9, 2022

On Sunday afternoon, students and members of the Champaign-Urbana community gathered around Alma Mater to protest the potential overturning of Roe...

Stephanie Slife holds a sign saying Bans off our bodies at a protest in  front of the Champaign County Courthouse on Tuesday. The protest was held in support of reproductive rights and abortion access following the leaked draft from the Supreme Court.
Protesters demonstrate for abortion rights in front of courthouse
May 5, 2022

Protesters gathered in front of the Champaign County Courthouse at 101 E. Main St., Urbana, on Tuesday in support of reproductive rights and access...

The Champaign Fire Department work in front of the UI Ice Arena after a gas leak. 406 E. Armory Avenue was closed off today due to a gas leak inside the UI Ice Arena with an alert sent by the University to avoid the area.
Gas leak reported at the UI Ice Arena
May 4, 2022

At 9:06 a.m. an Illini-Alert was sent out regarding a gas leak at the University of Illinois Ice Arena, 406 E. Armory Ave., with an advisory to avoid...

Catcher Bella Loya lines up her throw during a game against Penn State on May 7. Loya made an RBI during the BIG Ten match at Ohio State, unfortunately the Illini were unable to secure a victory with a 1-5 Loss.
One and done: Illinois softball crash out of Big Ten Championships in quarterfinals
By Martin O'Connor, Contributing Writer • May 15, 2022

No. 3 Illinois saw its Big Ten tournament run end just as soon as it started against No. 6 Ohio State in the quarterfinal round of the competition. Hopes of ending the team’s two-game losing streak and...

A rack of clothes displayed at the bluebird boutique. The local business obtains clothes through wholesale markets with the included bonus of meeting and learning from other vendors.
Store aesthetic, fashion trends influence local boutiques’ offerings
May 13, 2022

Champaign-Urbana is home not only to the University, but also to multiple boutiques that offer niche clothing not typically found in malls and chain stores....

Student letter calls for change in UI mental health support
Student letter calls for change in UI mental health support
May 11, 2022
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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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