The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

DI Voices | Acknowledging my forefather’s harmful bigotry

DI Voices | Acknowledging my forefather’s harmful bigotry

By Judith Race, Columnist

After her first year at Purdue, my mother returned...

DI Voices | Foreign films are crucial to American culture

DI Voices | Foreign films are crucial to American culture

By Milly Zafar, Columnist

Growing up in an immigrant household, foreign films...

DI Voices | The empty seat lingers amid Dads Weekend

DI Voices | The empty seat lingers amid Dads Weekend

By Nathaniel Langley, Opinions Editor

It’s absurd for the University to not provide an...

DI Voices | Roger Ebert and I: Involved Illini

DI Voices | Roger Ebert and I: Involved Illini

By Noah Nelson, Senior Columnist

One of the greatest aspects of the University is its...

DI Voices | Utilize advisers to avoid academic rabbit hole

DI Voices | Utilize advisers to avoid academic rabbit hole

By Axel Almanza, Columnist

Last semester, I declared a minor in communications...

DI Voices | The path of a collegiate progressive

DI Voices | The path of a collegiate progressive

By Samuel Rahman, Assistant Opinions Editor

I did not develop an interest in actively pursuing...

DI Voices | My mom, Princess Diana

DI Voices | My mom, Princess Diana

By Nathaniel Langley, Opinions Editor

In my living room sits Princess Diana. Situated...

Columnist Rayna Wuh poses for a photo with her family over the summer. Through connecting with her older family members, Rayna observed that love can last across great distances and time.

DI Voices | A month with nai nai

By Rayna Wuh, Columnist

This past summer, I spent a month with my grandmother...

DI Voices | Respect human rights law, stop Haitian deportation

DI Voices | Respect human rights law, stop Haitian deportation

By Nick Johnson, Assistant Opinions Editor

In 1971, my mother immigrated from the former Yugoslavia...

Dylan Beasley, Senior in LAS, poses for a photo at Cafe Paradiso on Sunday morning where he usually contemplates what he wants to do with his life.

Perspective | What is the good life?

What do you want to do with your life? It’s a question...

DI Voices | The cost of reading

DI Voices | The cost of reading

By Caroline Tadla, Columnist

I lost my library book and owe them $250. I also have...

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