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Champaign offers preventative training for hate crimes

Champaign offers preventative training for hate crimes

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 21, 2019

The Daily Illini Staff Report Due to the recent inclination of religious hate crimes, the Champaign-Urbana community has offered training on how to respond to and prevent hate crimes against places of worship. The training will be held on Thursday from 1-4:30 p.m. at Sinai Temple. The United States Dep...

Suspect arrested for Champaign shooting

Suspect arrested for Champaign shooting

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 21, 2019

The suspect in the Oct. 5 shooting turned himself in to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in Marion County in Indiana. The suspect was transported back to Champaign County Jail where he is awaiting future court proceedings.  On Wednesday, Champaign Police released a statement identify...

Altgeld Ringers practice Halloween songs for ‘spooky season’

Altgeld Ringers practice Halloween songs for ‘spooky season’

By Kimberly Belser, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Altgeld Hall rings during the season with “spooky” songs the Altgeld Ringers have been practicing in anticipation of Halloween, according to a post by the Ringers. The Altgeld Ringers are an RSO made up of players and masters who play the Senior Memorial Chimes in Altgeld Hall Tower. The chimes have...

KAM’s bids Daniel Street bar farewell

KAM’s bids Daniel Street bar farewell

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 21, 2019

The famous Campustown bar KAM’s opened and closed its doors one last time Sunday at its location on Daniel Street.  Already under construction, the new location for KAM’s will replace an old Domino’s, 102 E. Green St., and is planned to be opened by January.  KAM’s was first established in ...

ISG debates anti-Zionism, anti-Semitism distinction

ISG debates anti-Zionism, anti-Semitism distinction

By Laszlo Richard Toth, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2019

The Illinois Student Government voted Wednesday to send a new proposal pertaining to anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism to a committee. The proposal, Resolution 3.29, “Condemning Ignorance of Racism and Equating Anti-Zionism with Anti-Semitism,” comes after a recent Massmail sent by Chancellor Rob...

Board allocates over $230,000 for RSOs

Board allocates over $230,000 for RSOs

By Aliza Majid, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

With the fall semester halfway over, Registered Student Organizations are in the midst of planning their annual events. To have a successful year, RSOs have to maintain their budget, which is where the Student Organization Resource Fee comes in. The SORF board is comprised of 10 members whose main jobs are...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 18

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 18

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 21, 2019

Champaign Theft was reported in the 1900 block of Moreland Boulevard around 8 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, the victim discovered cash belonging to her church had been stolen from her purse. Speeding and possession of a controlled substance were reported at the intersection of Interstate 57 and North...

Rob Smith visits University to share story, spark conversation

By Heather Robinson, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2019

Rob Smith, “America’s Favorite Black, Gay Conservative,” visited the University Wednesday to speak and respond to questions from students and local community members. Smith, a political commentator, is also a contributor to Turning Point USA. Previously, he gained public attention after bei...

Railroad conference discusses innovations in transportation, sustainability

Railroad conference discusses innovations in transportation, sustainability

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 19, 2019

The Railroad Environmental Conference connecting students to various speakers through a series of presentations with those in the railroad industry will be held at the Illini Union on Oct. 22 and 23. The annual conference is connected to the University’s Rail Transportation and Engineering Center, an o...

Facilities & Services recognizes success in conservation efforts

Facilities & Services recognizes success in conservation efforts

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 18, 2019

Facilities & Services will be hosting a Sustainability Celebration on Wednesday at the Levis Faculty Center to recognize the success of eight facilities on campus in energy conservation. The event is open to the public and F&S encourages anyone interested in learning about progress in the...

Taco Bell recalls beef after customer finds metal shaving

Taco Bell recalls beef after customer finds metal shaving

By Jose Zepeda, Assistant Daytime News Editor

October 18, 2019

Taco Bell recalled 2.3 million pounds of beef Friday after a metal shaving was found in a customer’s food item, the Tex-Mex fast-food chain said. The beef was recalled from 21 states, including Illinois. The beef came from one supplier plant location, which was delivered to restaurants through di...

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 17

The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 17

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

October 18, 2019

Champaign Disorderly conduct was reported in the 1100 block of Plymouth Drive, around 8 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the victim found a note in front of her door, which was threatening in nature. She believes the note is in response to another incident with other tenants in the building. ...

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