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

Photo of the Orion nebula taken in Austria. Students a part of Astrobiology Club get the opportunity to bond over stargazing.

Students stargaze with passion for astronomy

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

A group of students ventured beyond a desolate country...

Cars come to a slow halt on Green Street before a stoplight on Sept. 30. Reckless driving on-campus is putting students in harms way.

Reckless driving on campus poses danger

By Adelina Garcia, Contributing Writer

Students insist reckless driving on campus results...

Many students worry about their spending habits with easy access to places on Green Street and others around campus.

Greenback on Green Street: Students overwhelmed by spending

By Dara Stack, Contributing Writer

As college students living on campus, many students...

Members of the the RSO Hip-Hop Collective produce an album during their 12-hour lock-in on Friday. During that time, members of the club wrote, recorded and produced music.

Hip-Hop Collective holds lock-in to produce album

By Azucena Gama, Contributing Writer

On Friday, Nov. 19, while many University students...

Students call for trigger warnings during class

Students call for trigger warnings during class

By Cecilia Milmoe, Contributing Writer

Maya Novik, freshman in Social Work, said up until...

Emma Curcuru, a University alumna, holds a Bee Sassy acai bowl outside of the Just Be Acai camper on Friday morning. Curcuru founded the business and has been extremely successful on campus with help from her family.

Humans of CU: The berry bright entreprenuer

By Jacqueline Barba , Staff Writer

Beaming like a ray of buttery, yellow sunshine, the...

Sadeen AlHalabi, student in FAA, uses her phone on the Main Quad on Sept. 3, 2019. Optometrist Dr. Amber Cumings says that too much screen time strains your eyes health.

Screen time strains eye health

By Liz Gremer, Staff Writer

The first thing the average student does in the morning...

When the stars align: Zodiac signs influence dating decisions

When the stars align: Zodiac signs influence dating decisions

By Jackie Barba, Contributing Writer

Cuffing season, during the fall and winter months,...

A street sign showing the cancellation of the AstroWorld Festival at NRG Park on Nov. 6. Students are now questioning concert environments after the events at AstroWorld and the increasing risk of Covid-19 due to crowds.

Students debate going to concerts after Astroworld deaths, COVID-19 exposures

By Azucena Gama, Contributing Writer

It’s one of the first shows since the beginning of...

Two dining hall employees pack bowls of rice at the ISR dining hall on Aug. 27. The University is struggling to keep people employed because of the student labor shortage.

University Housing coping with student labor shortage

By Faith Angel Allendorf, Contributing Writer

When Colette Pinkowski, junior in FAA, walked into...

Victoria Chu, senior in LAS, is the founder and president of an RSO called Action Against Hunger and uses leadership skills she formed after immigrating from Hong Kong to the United States.

Founder of Action Against Hunger reflects on personal history

By Adelina Garcia, Contributing Writer

As the president and founder of the RSO Action Against...

A student converses with an elderly man as a part of Enactus Sage. This branch of the organization address senior loneliness by developing inter-generational relationships through interviews and the written word.

Students connect with elderly people through Enactus Sage

By Olivia Vamos, Staff Writer

For many, letter writing can be a way to communicate...

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