The Daily Illini

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 17

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 17

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Domestic battery was reported on the 1700 block of Paula Drive around 11 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the victim’s ex-girlfriend struck his head and pulled his hair while he held their five-month-old child. Theft was reported on the 1100 block of W. Church Street around 6 p.m. Thursday....

University takes away ‘bill me later’ printing

University takes away ‘bill me later’ printing

By Haipei Wu, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Andy Miles, sophomore in Media and student worker at the Communications Library, has been busier lately because he has to constantly explain the same printing payment procedure to students. After the decision by the Office of Business and Financial Services to terminate support for billing print charges to...

SafeRides to launch app in the fall

SafeRides to launch app in the fall

By Cori Lippert, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


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

SafeRides hopes to launch an app in August that streamlines its pickup service, but it has no plan to expand its service boundaries. Jacob Rajlich, sophomore in Engineering and Illinois Student Government transportation representative, said the app would allow drivers to see routes on a GPS and to plan drop...

Vinny’s East Coast Pizzeria to move to Green Street

Vinny’s East Coast Pizzeria to move to Green Street

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 14, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Founded in 2009, Vinny’s East Coast Pizzeria is moving to Green Street in a month. The restaurant, currently located at 401 W. Kirby Ave. in Champaign, is especially known for its New York style pizzas. Other popular items include garlic knots, mozzarella sticks and boneless and fresh wings. The...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 14

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 14

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 14, 2018


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Trespassing was reported at Illinois Department of Human Services, 705 N. Country Fair Drive, around 2 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the offender was at a building he had previously been banned from.   Two arrests for fighting were reported at the Cunningham Children’s Home, 9...

Students attend Ameritrade LINC conference 2018

Students attend Ameritrade LINC conference 2018

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Two University students were selected to attend Ameritrade LINC, an annual financial planning conference, along with 56 other students. Gabriela Contreras and James Donahue won a writing contest about the future of financial planning, which earned them a trip to one of the largest events in the industry. The...

University startup to go to Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona

University startup to go to Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 13, 2018


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

OneSoftdigm, a startup company founded by University students that focuses on healthcare, launched its first product this year. Chang Hun Lee, senior in Business, along with his team, recently launched a product called ONESMARTDIET. The team participated in CES 2018, The International Consumer...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 13

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 13

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Attempted robbery was reported on the intersection of Queensway and Campbell around 1 a.m. Thursday. According to the report, the victim was battered by four individuals. Retail theft was reported at Meijer, 2401 N. Prospect Ave., around 8 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the o...

Survey shows undergrad workers are unhappy with work conditions

Survey shows undergrad workers are unhappy with work conditions

By Samantha Boyle, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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

Some undergraduate workers have shown dissatisfaction with their workplace, according to a recent survey published by the Undergraduate Alliance. From October to November, Nick Goodell and Grant Neal, juniors in LAS and leaders of the UGA, waited outside of dining halls in order to talk to student workers...

Weekly Illini Podcast | Feb. 12, 2018

Weekly Illini Podcast | Feb. 12, 2018

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor & Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Podcasts, State, Weekly Illini

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at an ongoing dispute between the Graduate Employee Organization and the University administration. We talked to our news reporter Heather Schlitz, who has written several st...

Christensen trial pushed to 2019

Christensen trial pushed to 2019

By Jessica Bursztynsky, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, State, Top Stories

The trial of alleged kidnapper and murderer Brendt Christensen was pushed back this morning to April 2, 2019, by Judge Colin Bruce. Christensen, who has been in custody since June 30, was originally set to have a trial by jury on Feb. 27. Both Christensen's defense team and prosecutors agreed to...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 11

The Daily Illini police blotter for Feb. 11

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Theft was reported on the 700 block of South Third Street around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the report, the suspect took the victim’s motorcycle for a test ride before purchasing it and has not returned the motorcycle at the time of this report. There is limited suspect information...

Next Page »