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

A screenshot of the findyourhang.app website is shown above. The app Hang was created by a group of Illinois students to help others with hang out ideas.

Student-developed app takes new spin on hanging out

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

As lockdowns of the pandemic subside, a new wave of...

Lexi English, a fifth-year in Engineering, thrives in Aerospace Engineerings after being discouraged by previous mentors.

Engineering student creates ‘space’ for women in STEM

By Matt Tr, Investigative News & Longform Editor

During her junior year of high school, Lexi English...

Booming crypto scene makes its way to students

Booming crypto scene makes its way to students

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

Since the 2017 burst of Bitcoin into the mainstream,...

A screenshot of the Vrtumind app is shown above. Students at the University created the app to fight against mental health issues.

Student-created apps tackle declining mental health

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

University students are creating apps to help support...

Dr. Girish Chowdharys autonomous agriculture robot roams through a field of crops. Chowdhary and students at the University have developed robots to mimic games of capture the flag.

Students develop robots based on capture the flag

By Olivia Vamos, Staff Writer

Capture the flag, the game children play at recess,...

University Alum uses TikTok to help students land jobs

University Alum uses TikTok to help students land jobs

By Alexis Lazaro, Contributing Writer

It’s no secret that one of the most dreaded aspects...

Datamatch forges love connections on campus

Datamatch forges love connections on campus

By Matt Troher, Assistant Longform Editor

Love is in the air. Or, perhaps, love is in the algorithm. Datamatch,...

The Planters Peanutters wave from the Peanut Mobile while on the road. Tyler Towne, one of the peanutters, along with his coworkers recently made a stop in Champaign.

Peanutters program shells out a good time

By Elizabeth Sayasane, Features Editor

Every year, nine recent college graduates pack up their...

Allergenius Baking Co starts up students business experience

Allergenius Baking Co starts up students’ business experience

By Lily Dolan, Staff Writer

The startup community at the University has drawn attention...

Zoe Hannon, sophomore in Business, presents her acai bowl in front of Foellinger Auditorium on Friday. Shine Acai opened this May.

UI Business student opens Shine Açaí

By Catherine Pavilionis, Contributing Writer

Finally settled into the adjusted workload of online...

A worker at the Ye Olde Donut Shop checks out a customer on Wednesday morning.

Small businesses work hard to serve their community

By Catherine Pavilionis, Contributing Writer

In a time filled with so many unknowns, one thing a...

Senior Vice President of Paypal Sri Shivananda poses for a professional photo. Shivananda was a keynote speaker at the Reflections / Projections conference.

Tech conference, Reflections Projections goes virtual

By Nandika Chatterjee, Staff Writer

Reflections|Projections (R|P) is an annual technological...

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