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

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 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...

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...

A decorative plate of sushi from the recently opened Japanese restaurant, Sushi Man. The restaurant opened in October and is located right on Green Street.

Sushi Man restaurant opens on Green Street

By Angela Park, Contributing Writer

A new sushi restaurant called Sushi Man opened on Green...

With ongoing supply chain complications, Illini Union Bookstore shares their worries about spring course materials not arriving on time with less than half of spring courses submitting their materials on the due date of Oct. 7.

UI bookstore expresses concern over availability of spring course materials

By Ashley Gilbert, Staff Writer

The University sent out a Massmail on Wednesday asking...

An ofrenda is displayed at the YMCA for Dia De Los Muertos to honor loved ones who have passed away on Nov. 1. Many festivities were held such as sugar skull painting and creating picture frames for passed loved ones.

University community celebrates Day of the Dead with food, music, activities, more

By Aliza Majid, Assistant News Editor

Dia De Los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead,...

A man protests the University’s lack of response to their complaints about pay discrepancies and lack of respect for service workers on Wednesday. The local chapter of the Service Employees International Union will not rest until their needs are met.

UI service employees protest over wages, negotiation delays

The local chapter of the Service Employees International...

Geoffrey Challen, associate professor in engineering, poses for a photo at his computer in the Siebel Center for Computer Science. Challen is seeking for students to help him with his new project which peers can add and learn valuable information from.

UI professor builds new computer science project, seeks students to aid in development

By Lilli Bresnahan, Staff Writer

Geoffrey Challen, teaching associate professor in engineering,...

Tiger Sugar, international boba chain, is set to open on Green Street in December.

International boba chain expects Green Street opening by December

By Royal Shrestha, Staff Writer

A brand new bubble tea place, Tiger Sugar, is preparing...

Students of the University of Illinois take a rapid COVID-19 test at the ARC on Feb 1. With an increase of people showing up this Halloween weekend, it is highly advised to get tested after the weekend and to follow COVID-19 precautions.

UI advises COVID-19 precautions for Halloween, fall break

By Ashley Gilbert, Staff Writer

The University sent out a Massmail and a COVID-19 update...

Illini Thaakat members participate in the Red Light, Green Light game inspired by Squid Game on Oct. 19. The Thaakat foundations main focus is on charity and volunteer work.

Illini Thaakat hosts ‘Squid Games’ on Main Quad

By Shloaka Duvvuri, Contributing Writer

On Oct. 19, the Illini Thaakat Foundation simulated...

An aerial view of Japan House is shown above. The University wraps up Campus Sustainability Month.

University wraps up Campus Sustainability Month

By Royal Shrestha, Staff Writer

The annual Campus Sustainability Month is approaching...

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