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The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 13

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 13

By The Daily Illini staff report

December 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Theft was reported at Urban Outfitters, 507 E. Green St., around 7 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, an unknown female offender stole an item from the store. An arrest on charges of credit card fraud was reported at Lowes, 1904 N. Prospect Ave., around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. According t...

University’s Dial-a-Carol service strives for 15,000 calls

University’s Dial-a-Carol service strives for 15,000 calls

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Top Stories

Starting Dec. 14, students can receive free holiday carols over the phone as part of University Housing’s longest-running tradition. This year marks the 57th anniversary of Dial-a-Carol, which aims to spread holiday cheer around campus. For one week, students can call 217-332-1882 at any tim...

Main Library acquires 14 millionth book

Main Library acquires 14 millionth book

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Top Stories

The University has added its 14 millionth volume to its collection at The University of Illinois Library. The 14 millionth volume is “The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation” by Frederick E. Hoxie, a retired professor of history, law and American Indian studies. Scott Koeneman, assis...

New director of Krannert Art Museum named

New director of Krannert Art Museum named

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Krannert Art Museum (KAM) will have a new director starting in February 2018. Jon Seydl, senior director of collections and programs and curator of European art at Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts, will become KAM’s director, if approved by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. “(Se...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 11

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 11

By The Daily Illini staff report

December 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Armed robbery was reported at Circle K, 59 E. Green St., around noon Sunday. According to the report, the suspect stole money and goods from the gas station. Unlawful restraint, domestic battery and interference with domestic battery was reported on the 900 block of Pomona Drive aroun...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 10

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 10

By The Daily Illini staff report

December 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Domestic battery was reported on the 1300 block of Myrtle Beach Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the offender allegedly battered the victim during an argument. Aggravated battery was reported at Circle K, 59 E. Green St., around 1 p.m. Thursday. According to the...

New study suggests why women may not report sexual harassment

New study suggests why women may not report sexual harassment

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

A University professor's new research is pointing out that “miniature legal systems” might be one of the reasons why women don’t report sexual harassment. Anna-Maria Marshall, sociology professor at the University and author of “Confronting Sexual Harassment: The Law and Politics of Everyday...

University system releases ‘set of guiding principles’

University system releases ‘set of guiding principles’

By Madelyn Foster, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Around Campus, Campus, News

The University of Illinois System released a set of guiding principles on Friday. The principles address globalization and immigration, freedom of speech on campus and civic engagement. The collaborative effort to develop the principles began over the summer when a group of University officials ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 7

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 7

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported on the 2400 block of Heathrow Drive around 9 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the unknown offender stole a bag, a cellular phone and an article of clothing from the victim’s vehicle. Retail theft was reported at Kohl's, 109 Convenience...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 8

The Daily Illini police blotter for Dec. 8

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

December 9, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Champaign Aggravated battery  and theft was reported on the 1100 block of North McKinley Avenue around 6 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the offender choked and battered the mother of his child. The offender fled the residence, stealing the victim’s pistol prior to police arrival. The offe...

ISG passes resolution to boycott Suburban Express

ISG passes resolution to boycott Suburban Express

By Cori Lippert, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, ISS, News

After a slew of controversial emails and apologies sent out by a transit company, the Illinois Student Government passed a proposal to boycott Suburban Express at its Wednesday meeting. “As an international student here, I felt a lot of things when I saw the Suburban Express emails, but one thing I...

Tax bill raises alarm among graduate students

Tax bill raises alarm among graduate students

By Heather Schlitz, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, News, State

Gus Wood, a fifth-year graduate student in the Department of History and co-president of the GEO, feels unheard. “The University just doesn’t like to be transparent with us, which is unfortunate because a lot of graduate students right now are freaking out all over the campus about this bill,” ...

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