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Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

The Daily Illini police blotter for Aug. 3

By The Daily Illini Staff Report August 4, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University Vandalism was reported at University parking garage F-29 on 1001 S. Dorner Drive, Urbana around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday. According to the report, a University security...

The MTD bus drives around on campus. MTD is resuming fares during Covid-19.

CUMTD plans to resume fare enforcement while pandemic drags on

By Da Yeon Eom, Staff Writer August 4, 2021

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will resume fare enforcement and require front door boarding on Aug. 15. Both operators and passengers riding the buses or entering the Illinois Terminal are still...

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 30

By The Daily Illini Staff Report August 2, 2021

Champaign Aggravated discharge of a firearm was reported in the intersection of Kenwood and Kirby avenues around 11 p.m. on Thursday. According to the report, a vehicle was struck by gunfire while traveling...

UI System arts & humanities initiative supports 10 new projects

UI System arts & humanities initiative supports 10 new projects

By Payal Rathore, Staff Writer August 2, 2021

The University of Illinois System has funded 10 new projects as part of the Presidential Initiative: Expanding the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities. According to the website, the second round of...

Festival goers at Lollapalooza walk between the T-Mobile and Lake Shore stages in Grant Park on Thursday. The Chicago festival took place during a surge in Covid-19 cases.

Lollapalooza returns in midst of pandemic

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Interim Editor-in-Chief August 2, 2021

For festival-goers and artists alike, Lollapalooza was the first show for some since the pandemic began. The music festival in Grant Park, which featured over 170 bands on eight stages from Thursday...

A student at the University poses in Illini gear after the Big Ten Championship. Masks will be required on campus until further notice since the University follows CDC protocol.

CDC issues new masking guidance, UI requires face coverings on campus for all individuals

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Interim Editor-in-Chief July 30, 2021

Following new guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University is requiring face coverings inside all campus facilities beginning Friday, regardless of vaccination status.  On...

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 28

By The Daily Illini Staff Report July 29, 2021

Champaign Reckless discharge of a firearm was reported in the 1100 block of Northwood Drive around 5 p.m. on Sunday. According to the report, officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired and one...

A golf cart drives past a Lollapalooza sign outside an entrance near East Ida B. Wells Drive and South Michigan Avenue on Tuesday in Chicago. The four-day festival starts Thursday after a year long hiatus.

Lollapalooza returns after one-year hiatus

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Interim Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2021

The Lollapalooza music festival will take place Thursday to Sunday in Grant Park, Chicago, after being called off last year due to COVID-19.  This year, patrons are required to bring a printed copy...

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 26

By The Daily Illini Staff Report July 27, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University An incident of indecent exposure was reported at the Music Building on West Nevada Street around 5 p.m. on Friday. According to the report, a University employee...

Undergraduate Aerospace Engineering students Rick Eason and Logan Power pose for a photo in front of their CubeSat satellite. The satellite will be loaded onto NASA's SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that will fly to the International Space Station.

Student-designed NASA satellite to enter space in August

By Aliza Majid, Assistant News Editor July 27, 2021

The University has delivered a CubeSat satellite to NASA’s launch service provider in Houston for the launch in August.  The satellite will be placed in the SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that will fly...

Lieutenant Joseph McCullough investigates a traffic violation on Friday, Sep. 23 2016.

The Daily Illini police blotter for July 23

By The Daily Illini Staff Report July 26, 2021

Champaign Solicitation for murder was reported in the 400 block of East Eureka Avenue around 8 p.m. on Wednesday. According to the report, the reporting person said the offender contacted him via an online...

Union Hall looks over the Main Quad on Oct. 29, 2020. The University shares in a mass email that they are working on identifying all human remains that were found on campus.

UI affirms respectful treatment of human remains on campus, audits existing records

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Interim Editor-in-Chief July 23, 2021

The University announced in a Massmail Friday that they are working to confirm the histories and identities of all human remains on campus.  “In light of recent events regarding treatment of the...

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