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Weekly Illini Podcast | Feb. 19, 2018

Weekly Illini Podcast | Feb. 19, 2018

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor & Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2018


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

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at a practice picket during the ongoing dispute between the Graduate Employee Organization and the University administration. We talked to GEO member Ben DeVries about his personal reason (his...

To the Orange Podcast | Judson Todd Allen, Chef and author

To the Orange Podcast | Judson Todd Allen, Chef and author

By Aaron Navarro and Joseph Longo

February 14, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Weekly Illini

“To the Orange” is a DI podcast with Illinois alumni about their time on campus and how that time helped them get to where they are now. In this episode, we talk to Chef Judson Todd Allen, a class of 2003 alumnus who been Steve Harvey's chef, a nutritionist and now, an author. In his debut boo...

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...

Weekly Illini Podcast | Feb. 7, 2018

Weekly Illini Podcast | Feb. 7, 2018

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor & Assistant News Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Podcasts, Top Stories, Weekly Illini

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at an incident of vandalism at the Red Herring and Channing Murray Foundation. We talked to Red Herring managers Holly Curea and Emmett Silver, as well as University Hearing Of...

To the Orange Podcast | Scott Cochrane, Property and bar owner

To the Orange Podcast | Scott Cochrane, Property and bar owner

By Aaron Navarro and Joseph Longo

February 5, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Showcase, To the Orange, Top Stories

“To the Orange” is a DI podcast with Illinois alumni about their time on campus and how that time helped them get to where they are now. In this episode, we talk to Scott Cochrane, owner of campus bars The Red Lion, The Clybourne and Firehaus. In a wide-ranging interview, we cover everything...

Weekly Illini Podcast | Jan. 29, 2018

Weekly Illini Podcast | Jan. 29, 2018

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor & Assistant News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Podcasts, Weekly Illini

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at the arrest of University professor Jay Rosenstein for "unauthorized videotaping" in a bathroom last Monday. We talk to Omar Abraham Cruz Aranda, who was in a stall while Rosenstein...

Weekly Illini Podcast | Jan. 18, 2018

Weekly Illini Podcast | Jan. 18, 2018

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor/Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Podcasts, Weekly Illini

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at the one year anniversary of Trump's inauguration and how students and organizations it has affected them. We also revisit some new changes to the DACA program, as well as look...

Weekly Illini: Sounds from the Semester, December 11, 2017

Weekly Illini: Sounds from the Semester, December 11, 2017

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Weekly Illini

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at some big sounds from the semester. These are not the biggest news stories on campus, but rather the ones you may have not heard yet. Thanks again to the Daily Illini staff for...

Cynthia Barrett, Barb’s Mom on “Stranger Things”

Cynthia Barrett, Barb’s Mom on “Stranger Things”

By Aaron Navarro and Joseph Longo

December 10, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, To the Orange

“To the Orange” is a DI podcast with Illinois alumni about their time on campus and how that time helped them get to where they are now. In this episode, we talk to Cynthia Barrett, an Atlanta-based actor best known for her role as Barb Holland's mom on the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things."...

Weekly Illini: December 4, 2017

Weekly Illini: December 4, 2017

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor

December 4, 2017


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

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode looks at recent events surrounding bus company Suburban Express, who in an email advertisement sent to students and customers, said "You won't feel like you're in China when you're on...

Weekly Illini: November 28, 2017

Weekly Illini: November 28, 2017

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Podcasts, Top Stories, Weekly Illini

The Weekly Illini is your news podcast to keep up with the University of Illinois’ biggest stories. This episode mainly looks at an incident between graduate student Tariq Khan and LAS Freshman Joel Valdez, that occurred before Thanksgiving break at an anti-Trump rally. We talked to Valdez to talked...

Robin Kaler, University spokeswoman

Robin Kaler, University spokeswoman

By Aaron Navarro and Joseph Longo

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, Podcasts, To the Orange

“To the Orange” is a DI podcast with Illinois alums about their time on campus and how that time helped them get to where they are now. In this episode's interview, Robin Kaler talks about: -her experience at the University as a student, and still living at home as a freshman (3:20) -balancing...

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