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

Chancellor Robert J. Jones awaits to speak at the Siebel Center for Design grand opening on Oct. 8. Jones delivered the annual State of the University address on Thursday and mentioned that he has high hopes for the future of the University post COVID-19.

Chancellor Robert Jones delivers annual State of the University address

By Vivian La, Assistant Daytime Editor

At the State of the University address on Thursday,...

Kamille Thompson serves a customer at Panda Express on Green Street on Dec. 1, 2017. Panda Express is reopening after closing during the pandemic.

Panda Express on Green Street reopens after closing amid pandemic

By Lilli Bresnahan, Staff Writer

The Panda Express located on Green Street reopened...

A university police officer takes a lap around the parking before leaving the area on October 8th, 2020. UIPD have dealt with several gun related crimes the past weekend.

UIPD makes firearm-related arrests for three consecutive weekends

The University of Illinois Police Department arrested...

A display of memorial quilts at the Spurlock Museum for an exhibit dedicated to those who died of AIDS.

Spurlock Museum honors AIDS deaths with quilt panels from the past

By Vivian La, Assistant Daytime Editor

A new exhibit at the Spurlock Museum displays memorial...

Two workers prep food at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen on Oct. 17, 2018. Despite Covid-19 regulations, the kitchen continues to operate outside the dining room.

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen: Business continues despite COVID-19 restrictions

By Madison Holcomb, Contributing Writer

Due to COVID-19, the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen’s dining...

Professor in LAS and plant biologist, Donald Ort, is one of the six UI professors that has been named for the 2021 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers.

Six UI faculty named as some of the world’s most influential, cited scientists

By Weiyu Ding, Staff Writer

Six UI professors have been named in the 2021 Clarivate...

The Krannert Center for Performing Arts is now requiring proof of the Covid-19 vaccination or negative test to enter.

Krannert Center requires COVID-19 vaccine or negative results for entry

By Lilli Bresnahan, Staff Writer

The Krannert Center for Performing Arts has begun asking...

As University administration salary rises, so does tuition

As University administration salary rises, so does tuition

An explanatory look at rising tuition, administrative salaries and how public universities are funded
By Matt Troher, Investigative News & Longform Editor

When Jack Peltason took office as the first chancellor...

Vaccination supplies sit on a table at the Carle COVID-19 Vaccine Location next to the Market Place Shopping Center on Nov. 6. COVID-19 cases have been increasing significantly in Champaign County before the holiday season.

COVID-19 cases increase significantly in Champaign County before holiday season

By Ashley Gilbert, Staff Writer

COVID-19 cases have spiked in Champaign County over...

On the evening of Nov. 18, a 28-year-old man was shot outside of Carle Hospital.

Man shot outside Carle Hospital Thursday night

By Ashley Gilbert, Staff Writer

A man was shot outside of Carle Hospital in Urbana...

A student receives a funnel and tube for their Covid-19 test at the ARC on Feb. 1. With cases spiking in dorms, University Housing has required tests for certain students, vaccinated and unvaccinated, to begin getting tested.

University Housing requires COVID-19 testing for dorms with high cases

By Lilli Bresnahan, Staff Writer

On Nov. 4, University Housing sent out an email to...

Navy ROTC Commanding Officer Capt. David Casteel shared the history of Veterans Day with attendees at the Chez Veterans Centers annual Veterans Day event last Thursday. Chez describes the day as a way to memorialize our past.

Chez Veterans Center hosts annual Veterans Day Celebration

By Faith Lee, Contributing Writer

Last Thursday, the Chez Veterans Center and the University...

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