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

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...

Protesters march across Lincoln avenue during a Palestinian-rights demonstration on May 23, 2021. Pro-Palestinian protests erupted across the country in May, 2021, in response to increased violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces.

A campus divided against itself

Palestinian students and alumni speak out about challenges their community has faced on campus.
By Farrah Anderson, Assistant Investigative News and Longform Editor

Part Two: Palestinian Voices This story is part of...

UI library to undergo long overdue renovations

UI library to undergo long overdue renovations

Undergraduate Library set to close January 2022 for conversion.
By Willie Cui, Assistant Daytime News Editor

Sitting between the Armory and the largely subterranean...

Jeremy Zelner, senior in LAS, poses for a photo on his balcony in front of his Israeli flag on April 14. Zelner is one of the many victims on campus to have experienced anti-Semitism.

A campus divided against itself

Jewish institutions and individuals hold the University accountable for allegations of anti-Semitism across campus and an unwillingness to address ensuing issues.
By Farrah Anderson, Assistant Investigative News & Longform Editor

Part One: Jewish Voices Jewish Studies professor Rachel...

Students weigh in on electoral college

Students weigh in on electoral college

Should winner take all? Community debates, favors reform
By Lily Dolan, Staff Writer

It has been three months since President Joe Biden...

The Illini Chabad House stands on the corner of Armory Avenue and Arbor street.

Portraits of faith: ‘Physically distant, emotionally close’

Jewish institutions adapt, overcome pandemic constraints
By Matt Troher, Assistant Longform Editor

\It’s coming up on a year since that fateful week...

What America has failed to hear

What America has failed to hear

A Year of Racial and Political Division: Where do we go now?
By Grace Maloney, Reporter

A Movement Re-Ignited Shootings. Protests. Riots....

Students stand in line to vote at the Illini Union polling place on Tuesday.

Election week at the University: high stakes atmosphere can be felt across campus

By Matt Troher, Longform Assistant Editor

Tuesday, Oct. 27: It’s a cold, overcast day in Champaign....

Lawn signs line the grass of the Main Quad outside of the Illini Union voting site on Thursday. Many important state positions are up for grabs in the 2020 Illinois election.

Illinois Elections: What’s at Stake for State Legislature

By Matt Troher, Longform Assistant Editor

With Election Day on the horizon, the presidential...

Crowds gather on the main quad to enjoy the weather during Moms Weekend on April 6, 2019.

Illinois Commitment: What are you really committing to?

By Claire O'Brien, Longform Reporter

The housing spiral burst and the economy was in a downward...

Dr. Mimi Thi Nguyen poses for a professional photo.

Profile: A political punk’s path to a PhD and tenure

By Chantal Vaca, Longform Reporter

Fueled by the righteous rage of punk, then 16-year-old...

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