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Editorial | Demonstrate gratitude by avoiding family gatherings

Editorial | Demonstrate gratitude by avoiding family gatherings
November 19, 2020

As backward as it may seem, the best way to demonstrate how thankful you are for your loved ones this year is to stay away from them. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has upended every aspect of our lives, and...

Editorial | Election results incense bittersweetness

Editorial | Election results incense bittersweetness
November 12, 2020

After a dramatic and stressful week awaiting election results, the final outcome was bittersweet to many liberals.  As CNN contributor Van Jones stated, “The Democratic political victory might still...

Editorial | UI administration must aid RSOs

Editorial | UI administration must aid RSOs
November 5, 2020

Just as a government provides stimulus aid to struggling businesses in times of depression, the campus administration must offer continual advice and aid to RSOs continuing to struggle in a socially distanced,...

Editorial | Election night expectations must change

Editorial | Election night expectations must change
October 29, 2020

Although the final vote tallies and certification of election results never take place on election night itself, political analysts have long been able to predict — based on statistical probability —...

Editorial | Prepare for an unconventional holiday season

Editorial | Prepare for an unconventional holiday season
October 22, 2020

On New Year’s Day, 2020, people had so much hope and excitement for the new decade. One photo, widely circulated, illustrated all the holidays falling perfectly on weekends. It just so happened 2020...

Editorial | Virtual proctors worsen the overall academic environment

Editorial | Virtual proctors worsen the overall academic environment
October 15, 2020

As workplaces, services, academic environments and social settings adapt to a world persistently affected by the coronavirus, the solutions to certain obstacles have gotten creative. Yet, the University...

Editorial | Vilification of Columbus does not address problem

Editorial | Vilification of Columbus does not address problem
October 8, 2020

With a presidential election weeks away, activists and politicians continue to make their plea: Make election day a federal holiday. It would free up time for many to go and vote or serve as election judges,...

Editorial | The Daily Illini endorses Joe Biden for President

Editorial | The Daily Illini endorses Joe Biden for President
October 1, 2020

It has been said the 2020 election will be the most consequential in recent history — but it is assuredly not. The 2016 presidential election was the most consequential election in recent history, and...

Editorial | The Notorious RBG forged egalitarian legacy

Editorial | The Notorious RBG forged egalitarian legacy
September 24, 2020

There are said to be five stages of grief, the last being acceptance. In 2020, everyone has barely been able to suffer through three stages before restarting the process as a result of another horrifying...

Editorial | University must invest in mental health services

Editorial | University must invest in mental health services
September 17, 2020

As coronavirus permeated and crumbled every aspect of society, the world became one of isolation. A lonely world, filled with people forced to be antisocial, out of fear and government mandate. As a result,...

Editorial | Be logical with COVID-19 vaccine

Editorial | Be logical with COVID-19 vaccine
September 10, 2020

There has been a lot of speculation on when and how a vaccine might roll-out to the general public. Estimates on the release of a vaccine span from two months to over two years, emphasizing the uncertainty...

Editorial | Compliment University testing with compliance

Editorial | Compliment University testing with compliance
September 3, 2020

The moment students returned to campus, everyone feared what they thought to be the inevitable: The University would befall the same fate as countless other universities around the country. COVID-19 cases...

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