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 student performs a cobra pose during the Yoga Practicum class on Monday morning. Yoga practice raises concerns for cultural appropriation.

Yoga practice raises questions of cultural appropriation

By Dara Stack, Contributing Writer

A spiritual practice spanning thousands of years is...

A photo is taken during La Casa Cultural Latinas annual Paleta social to welcome new students. Senior Cristal Caballero is in the second row, third from the left.

DI discusses Hispanic Heritage Month with La Casa student staff member

By Vivian La, Assistant Daytime News Editor

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United...

UI undocumented students stand to gain institutional support in 2022

UI undocumented students stand to gain institutional support in 2022

By Farrah Anderson, Assistant Investigative News and Longform Editor

Carla, senior in LAS, transferred to the University...

A photo is taken from the Jama Masjid mosque in Old Delhi, India on Sept. 27, 2007. Multiple students at the University are traveling back to India where there is a spike in Covid-19 cases.

International students return to India during COVID-19 crisis

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

International students from India become more nervous...

On July 4, people came together to pray outside during the pandemic following all guidelines and safety rules. Students at Illinois are working to get accommodations during Ramadan because of the holiday’s celebrations festivities.

Students push for accommodations during Ramadan

By Liz Gremer, Staff Writer

From April 12 to Wednesday, May 12, Muslim students...

David W. Chih, director of the Asian American Cultural Center, poses for a headshot. Chih spoke with a reporter from The Daily Illini about how people can help recognize and combat anti-Asian racism.

AACC director discusses ways to support Asian community

By Fizza Hassan, Staff Writer

The University of Illinois is home to students of all...

Lila Sharif, assistant professor in LAS, spoke with a reporter from The Daily Illini about the ongoing rise in racially related hate crimes against the Asian and Asian-American communities.

Lila Sharif discusses anti-Asian violence

By Fizza Hassan, Staff Writer

Recently, the University issued an official statement...

Champaign-Urbana residents Luke Lee and Eddie Pratt Jr. pose for a photo at the #EndWhiteSilence street visibility event in downtown Champaign on Wednesday afternoon. The University’s chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice has organized two rallies thus far to demand racial justice for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

CU citizens protest Asian-targeted violence

By Rohit Jammu, Assistant Features Editor

After the Atlanta spa shootings in March that left...

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