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

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Jake Luce, senior in LAS, performing with his band Kangaroo Court. Luce has big plans for Kangaroo Court in the future with a first single release and album coming soon.

A man and his band

By Nandika Chatterjee, Staff Writer December 29, 2021
Gianne Garcia, University student and owner of Tidy Totes, holds one of her handmade tote bags while standing next to a painting she created. Garcia is thankful for the amount of support shes received for her small business.

Humans of CU: An artists’ thank you

By Nandika Chatterjee, Staff Writer October 29, 2021
Susan Elmore, co-owner of Jane Addam’s Book Shop, runs the store with her family after buying the building on a whim 11 years ago.

The woman with her nose in a book shop

By Nandika Chatterjee, Staff Writer October 13, 2021
Mearieta Clemente is a Junior at the University who performs around the world as a wheel gymnast.

A circus performer lives her childhood passion

By Aliza Majid, Assistant News Editor October 13, 2021
Hyena, a 54-year-old furry, wears a tail in public to express himself and change local prejudices against people who appear different from them.

The man with a tale to tell

By Gwyn Skiles, Features Editor October 13, 2021
Kailee Crayton, a sophomore in Media, works the night shifts at McDonalds who has seen some crazy things happen.

The employee in the midst of drunk chaos

By Mona Alrazzaq, Assistant News Editor October 13, 2021
Ian Copple, a senior in LAS, rides his bike on the Main Quad playing the saxophone which he refers to as saxo-biking.

‘Saxo-biking’ and mathematics collide

By Julia Youman, Staff Writer October 13, 2021
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