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University students vandalize Red Herring

University students vandalize Red Herring

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 30, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, Crime

The Channing Murray Foundation was vandalized by a group of students on Friday around 1:30 a.m. After noticing the sign for Red Herring, which is the vegetarian restaurant inside the building, the students were heard saying “Vegan food? They don’t sound like they’d be pro-Chief," according to...

Graduate student uses AI to advance epilepsy research

Graduate student uses AI to advance epilepsy research

By Aaron Navarro, Audio Editor & Assistant News Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, News, State

Artificial intelligence may be the next great medical tool for those with epilepsy, according to a research project done by Ph.D. candidate Yogatheesan Varatharajah. His research with AI resulted in a technique that can identify the brain regions that generate seizures without requiring the inspectio...

Fewer HIV cases to be reported in Illinois each year

Fewer HIV cases to be reported in Illinois each year

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 30, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Illinois could see fewer than 100 new HIV cases each year by 2027 thanks to increased investments in treatment and viral suppression, as reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Last week, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District participated in a town hall meeting, hosted by...

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for Jan. 29

The Daily Illini Police Blotter for Jan. 29

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News

Champaign Assault was reported on the 900 block of South First Street around 3 p.m. on Sunday. According to the report, the victim’s roommate assaulted and threatened her during a verbal altercation. Retail theft was reported at County Market, 331 E. Stoughton St., around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Ac...

Celebration for new $115 million facility set for Feb. 1

Celebration for new $115 million facility set for Feb. 1

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News

A new $115 million research center will host its kickoff celebration Feb. 1. The Department of Energy is funding a new bioenergy research center at the University called the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI). CABBI is a collaboration between Illinois’ Institute fo...