The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Senior quarterback Tommy DeVito goes to throw the ball during the game against Wyoming on Aug. 27.

Badgers beat writer, DI sports staff preview Illinois football’s match against Wisconsin

By Carson Gourdie, Sports Video Editor September 30, 2022

The last time Illinois football knocked off Wisconsin on the road was in 2002, but according to the point spread, a victory this Saturday wouldn’t...

Professor Faranak Miraftab speaks at the Woman, Life, and Freedom panel on Wednesday. The panel discussion was in regards to the recent protests following the death of Mahsa Amini.

UI faculty host panel on recent protests in Iran

By Megan Krok, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

On Sept. 16, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in the hospital three days after her arrest by Iran’s morality police for what they considered an improper...

Tips, resources for students navigating the C-U housing market

Tips, resources for students navigating the C-U housing market

By Jonathan Alday, Assistant Sports Editor September 30, 2022

For University students who choose not to re-sign with University Housing, the stress of finding a new home in a confusing market can be daunting. Students...

‘Judgment’ makes for a lawyer-vigilante thriller

‘Judgment’ makes for a lawyer-vigilante thriller

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

In 2003, publisher Encore and unknown developer 5000ft (not the most out-there of names) were in late production of a third-person, open-world beat ’em...

The Illinois womens cross country team takes the lead as they finish their first lap for their 5K against Illinois State for the Illini Challenge on Sept. 1. The Illini will be competing in the Gans Creek Classic in Missouri on Friday.

Illinois women’s cross country looks for 3-peat in Gans Creek Classic

By Theo Gary, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

So far, Illinois women’s cross country hasn’t come close to being beaten. In their two meets, the Illini took first both as a team and individually,...

Forward Maeve Jones runs to intercept the opposing University of Missouri on Sept. 9. Jones made an outstanding 35-yard goal on Thursdays match against Iowa that resulted in a 2-2 tie.

Maeve Jones scores stunning goal as Illinois soccer shares honors against Iowa

By James Kim, Assistant Sports Editor September 29, 2022

After a week of playing conference matches on the road, Illinois soccer returned to Champaign on Thursday night to take on Iowa. The Illini drew level...

Vocalist Sam Taheri thanks the audience at the end of the Chicago Immigrant Orchestra’s performance at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday.

Chicago Immigrant Orchestra moves audience at Krannert

By Humza Qazi, Contributing Writer September 29, 2022

Vocalist Ugochi Nwaogwugwu swayed gently side-to-side, her dance illuminated by the red and pink lights above. Dressed in a blue and orange shawl fitting...

How to deal with a difficult dorm roommate

How to deal with a difficult dorm roommate

By Faith Allendorf, Managing Editor for Reporting September 29, 2022

For many students, going to college means encountering a lot of firsts: living alone, drinking, failing a class and more. For freshman students who are...

‘Real Women Have Curves’ highlights body positivity

‘Real Women Have Curves’ highlights body positivity

By Marilyn MacLaren, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

Real Women Have Curves is a coming-of-age comedy film, directed by Patricia Cordoso, that tells the story of Ana Garcia, played by America Ferrera, a first-generation...

C-U at Home, located on Washington Street, is the possible future home of Champaign County’s first 24/7 homeless shelter, Strides.

Champaign County prepares to open its first 24/7 homeless shelter

By Sydney Wood, buzz Editor September 28, 2022

Champaign County’s first-ever 24/7 homeless shelter — known as Strides — is in a race against the clock as it prepares to open before the onset of...

Students experience new life away from home

Students experience new life away from home

By Yuzhu Liu, Assistant Features Editor September 28, 2022

Caleigh Ellis, freshman in Education, first moved onto campus a month ago. Unlike many students who were sad about leaving home for college, Ellis said...

Students deal with homesickness 6 weeks in

Students deal with homesickness 6 weeks in

By Cecilia Milmoe, Features Editor September 27, 2022

Going into the sixth week of the semester, most students have been living on campus for just over a month now. For many, this newfound independence is...