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CBS sportswriter, Julie DiCaro, calls attention to domestic violence

By Anisha Kasem, Contributing writer

October 19, 2017


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CBS sportswriter, Julie DiCaro, visited the University Tuesday in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At Gregory Hall, DiCaro led a keynote discussion regarding domestic violence and misogyny in professional sports and society. The lecture was sponsored by the Women’s Resources Center, Courage...

Illini of the Week: Andrew Richter

Illini of the Week: Andrew Richter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Hockey, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Freshman forward Drew Richter was simply playing defense along the right boards when a McKendree Bearcats’ turnover gave him his best scoring opportunity of the night. The puck bounced off the stick of a Bearcats defenseman at the Illini’s blue line. Richter took notice and was off to the races w...

Estonian ambassador to visit University on Friday

Estonian ambassador to visit University on Friday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 18, 2017


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Lauri Lepik, the Estonian ambassador to the U.S., will be speaking on Friday at the University. His speech will address the “State of the European Union,” which will cover topics such as relations between the EU and the U.S., the current refugee situation in Europe, and updates on the United Kin...

Officials discuss their roles in campus weapons policy

By Olivia Welschans, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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Recent crimes involving weapons on campus have brought attention to campus policy and student code involving the ownership and carrying of weapons. According to the student code, “possession or storage of weapons by students is prohibited” in any University properties or residence halls. ...

Chicago International Film Festival: “Faces Places” captures ageless beauty

Chicago International Film Festival: “Faces Places” captures ageless beauty

By Joseph Longo, Managing Editor for Reporting

October 17, 2017


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At 89-years-old, Agnes Varda is not slowing down. The famed artist was central to French New Wave film and quickly became a mid-Century esotericist. Today, JR is carrying the same torch. The 34-year-old artist combines classic photography with graffiti, mounting photos onto any and all surfaces. T...

Swipe right for a good night

Swipe right for a good night

By Ashvini Malshe, Columnist

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

Being physically intimate with someone should be driven by mutual comfort and want. Should I be able to find that on this campus? I would think, yes. But what I find instead is that it is much easier to achieve a hookup — a concept that simultaneously terrifies and saddens me. Admittedly, I’m not w...

Grading Illinois’ 35-24 loss to Rutgers

Grading Illinois’ 35-24 loss to Rutgers

By THE DAILY ILLINI SPORTS STAFF

October 14, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini football writers graded each facet of the Illinois football team’s 35-24 loss to Rutgers on Saturday. The Illini coaching, offense, defense and special teams were graded. Coaching: F Lovie Smith said it himself in the press conference. Everyone needs to be better, fr...

Grading Illinois’ 45-16 loss to Iowa

Grading Illinois’ 45-16 loss to Iowa

October 9, 2017


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Editor’s note: The Daily Illini football writers graded each facet of the Illinois football team’s 45-16 loss to Iowa on Saturday. The Illini offense, defense, special teams and coaching were graded. Offense: C+ The Illini totaled more yards than the Hawkeyes on the day. Illinois was able to ...

Touchdown Times: Week Five (Nebraska)

Touchdown Times: Week Five (Nebraska)

September 28, 2017


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Did you know? The Illini are tied for first in the FBS in blocked kicks, as the team has blocked three — two field goals and an extra point attempt — so far this season. Tied with Illinois are South Florida, Utah State and and Hawaii, though each of those teams have played four games so far whi...

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