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The Daily Illini police blotter for June 5

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

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

June 6, 2020

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana Theft $500 and under was reported on the 1000 block of Clark Street around 3:25 p.m. on Thursday. According to the report, the offender’s bicycle was stolen from the location. The bicycle was locked at the time of the theft.  Theft over $500 was re...

COVID-19 briefing series: University addresses budget, finance concerns

Crowds gather on the main quad to enjoy the weather during Mom's Weekend on April 6, 2019.

By Aliza Majid, Staff Writer

June 5, 2020

The University has created a COVID-19 briefing series that discussed budget and finance concerns on a live stream. Chancellor Robert Jones, Provost Andreas Cangellaris, and Associate Chancellor for Budget and Resource Planning Paul Ellinger were the panelists for the briefing and answered questio...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 4

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

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

June 5, 2020

Champaign An arrest was made for a controlled substance possession, controlled substance look-alike, manufactured cannabis over 30 grams and drug paraphernalia for sale/delivery on the 1000 block of West Bloomington Road around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday. According to the report, officers made a traffi...

Illinois White Student Union Facebook Page Resurfaces

The landing page for the

By Diana Anghel, Assistant News Editor

June 4, 2020

A Facebook page titled “Illinois White Student Union” has resurfaced in light of current events. The page was created in 2015 and states that it is “A group for, and created by, white University of Illinois Students to fight racism. The first white student organization on campus.”  They f...

Fall 2020 instruction report draft

The beginning of the Fall 2020 Instruction Report Draft which was sent to students on Thursday.

By Aliza Majid, Staff Writer

June 4, 2020

The University sent out a mass mail on June 3 that shared the COVID-19 Academic Affairs Team draft report for the upcoming fall semester. The draft does not represent a final decision on the University’s end but gives insight into what the fall semester may look like after further consideration. ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 3

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

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

June 4, 2020

Champaign Nothing to report. University Theft under $500 was reported at Memorial Stadium on 1402 S. First St. on Tuesday. According to the report, the estimated value of stolen merchandise is $300.  Burglary was reported at a jewelry store on the 300 block of West Kirby Avenue around 5:39 p.m. on Sunday. Accordin...

University Archives creates COVID-19 documentation project

The University of Illinois quad sits empty during what would have been Mom's Weekend in early April.

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

June 3, 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts normalcy across the nation, the University Archives aims to document the experience of people as their lives are altered by the pandemic.  The University Archives has created a project in which the University community can send submissions that reflect their experience with the ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 2

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

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

June 3, 2020

Champaign An arrest was made for aggravated assault on the 200 block of East Springfield Avenue around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. According to the report, the suspect brandished a knife at the victims. One victim said he felt threatened by the suspect. Aggravated battery was reported on the 1600 block of North M...

The Daily Illini police blotter for June 1

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

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

June 2, 2020

Champaign  Nothing to report. University  A report was made at 9:53 p.m. on Friday by a University security officer that graffiti was sprayed on the outside of the Activities and Recreation Center. According to the report, the estimated repair cost is $100. A report was made on Friday that a Univ...

Local community joins Urbana City Council meeting to address police brutality

By Diana Anghel, Assistant News Editor

June 1, 2020

On Monday night, the Urbana City Council met over Zoom to address the topic of police brutality, in light of the recent death of George Floyd and the community’s concerns on the case of Aleyah Lewis.  A Facebook event named “SHOW UP: Tell Urbana City Council to End Police Violence” urged C...

Peaceful protesters march through Urbana, Champaign

Protesters march down Green St. in Champaign, IL on Monday following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25.

By Salem Isaf, Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting, and Zainab Qureshi, Longform Editor

June 1, 2020

Protesters met at the Champaign County Courthouse around 3 p.m. Monday to participate in a peaceful protest throughout the Champaign-Urbana community.  Leaders of the protest gave a few speeches before the protesters began to march north down Broadway Avenue around 3:05 p.m. chanting “No justi...

Over 20 arrests made in looting incidents

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

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting

June 1, 2020

Twenty-seven individuals were arrested in relation to looting incidents, which took place Sunday afternoon to early Monday morning. According to a Champaign Police press release, people were gathered at the parking lot of Marketplace Mall around 3 p.m. Sunday and shortly after, several vehicles arrived...

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