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

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 6

By The Daily Illini Staff Report May 7, 2021

Champaign Theft of a motor vehicle was reported on the 1400 block of Sunset Drive around 8 p.m. on Monday. According to the report, an unknown offender stole the victim’s vehicle while the victim was...

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

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 5

By The Daily Illini Staff Report May 6, 2021

Champaign Criminal damage to property was reported in the 900 block of Devonshire Drive around 1 a.m. on Monday. According to the report, a suspect poured a white granular substance which looked like...

UI library to undergo long overdue renovations

UI library to undergo long overdue renovations

By Willie Cui, Assistant Daytime News Editor May 6, 2021

Sitting between the Armory and the largely subterranean Undergraduate Library is the Main Library. Despite not being the most eye-catching building on campus, the historic Main Library, constructed in...

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

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 4

By The Daily Illini Staff Report May 5, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University Criminal damage to property was reported at the Main Library, 1402 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana on Tuesday. According to the report, a University employee reported...

An aerial photo of the Japan House at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is taken from a drone on May 25. The University’s Student Sustainability Committee hosted an event to educate students on sustainability to celebrate Earth Day.

Student Sustainability Committee celebrates Earth Day

By Neshmia Malik and Ethan Simmons May 5, 2021

On April 22, Earth Day was celebrated around the world and on campus. The University’s Student Sustainability Committee hosted an event to teach the campus community about different sustainability initiatives...

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

The Daily Illini police blotter for May 3

By The Daily Illini Staff Report May 4, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University Theft was reported at 1101 W. Florida Avenue on Thursday or Friday. According to the report, a University student's vehicle was stolen from parking lot F-23....

Kida The Great performs on stage at the URBANITE Dance Showcase on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. This event is the first of many in-person gatherings the University plans to host for students since the Covid-19 pandemic began.

UI increases in-person events at Memorial Stadium

By Ali Abdullah, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

With the increase in total vaccinations and decrease in COVID-19 infections in Champaign County, the University has been able to host more in-person events at Memorial Stadium. Last Saturday, Memorial...

A Covid-19 vaccine worker puts a bandage on an individual who received the Moderna vaccination at the Church of the Living God on Feb. 20. A new study suggests that the spread of Covid-19 is linked to a possible rise/fall in mobility which is dependent on a series of variables.

New COVID-19 study examines links between mobility and disease spread

By Alex Chang, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Mobility restrictions could be effective only for a short duration, according to a new study published by graduate student Junghwan Kim in the Journal of Transport Geography. The study analyzed daily...

Members of the organization Black Students for Revolution pose for a photo. The organization recently called out the University on their silence regarding police shootings.

Black Students for Revolution call out UI silence toward police shootings

By Brendyn Jones, Assistant on-air editor May 3, 2021

In the wake of recent police shootings, the local Black Students for Revolution organization issued a statement to the University about its silence. Specifically, the organization called into question...

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

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 30

By The Daily Illini Staff Report May 3, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana Burglary from motor vehicles was reported in the 900 block of South Vine Street around 1 p.m. on Thursday. According to the report,...

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is photographed by the Perseverance rover on Mars right after a successful high-speed spin-up test on April 16. University alumna MiMi Aung is currently overseeing the helicopter operation.

University alumna works on Ingenuity NASA mission

By Neshmia Malik, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

University alumna MiMi Aung is currently overseeing the operations for NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, a technology demonstration to test the first powered flight on Mars. The helicopter rode to Mars attached...

Author Michael Fischbach poses for a photo with his book “Black Power and Palestine” at the Middle East Studies Association awards on Nov. 16, 2018. University RSO’s Black Students for Revolution and Students for Justice in Palestine spoke with Fischbach about intersectionality of Black and Palestinian struggles.

RSOs discuss intersectionality of Black and Palestinian struggles

By Mona Alrazzaq and Brendyn Jones May 3, 2021

Two RSOs co-hosted a discussion with the author of “Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color” regarding the connection between Black and Palestinian struggles. Dimitri Love, senior...

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