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...

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...

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,...

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...

The infamous white and brown quad squirrel scampers across the grass. Campus culture has changed squirrel behavior as they have developed a unique relationship with students.

Squirrel talk skitters around campus

By Liam Lin, Contributing Writer

A student tosses an acorn at a nearby squirrel and...

Several colleges on campus lack gender diversity in enrollment

Several colleges on campus lack gender diversity in enrollment

By Matt Troher, Investigate News & Longform Editor

Data from this year's student enrollment report details...

A flu-like sickness is making its way around campus as McKinley Health Center urges students to get their flu vaccines.

Flu-like illness spreads on campus

By Cecilia Milmoe, Contributing Writer

When Abby McGuire, freshman in LAS, started feeling...

A MTD bus pulls up to the Illini Union bus stop on the night of Sept. 30. Woman are more likely to be in danger while walking home during day light savings time because it gets darker earlier in the day.

Daylight saving time means potential danger for women

By Dara Stack, Contributing Writer

Many women on campus said daylight saving time is a...

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