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Papa Del’s announces data breach occurrence

Papa Del’s announces data breach occurrence

By Daniel Renteria, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News

Papa Del’s has announced that a security breach may have led to personal information being stolen for customers who made card payments at the restaurant between May 9 and Sept. 30. On Nov. 14, the restaurant, located on 1201 South Neil St., learned individual’s card numbers, expiration dates ...

The Daily Illini police blotter for March 19

The Daily Illini police blotter for March 19

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 20, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Theft was reported at Circle K, 2315 W. Springfield Ave., around 1 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the victim’s vehicle was stolen while they were inside the store. The offenders have not been located. Theft was reported at Heartland Healthcare, 309 E. Springfield Ave., around 2 p....

Archivist hosts discussion about early South Asian students

Archivist hosts discussion about early South Asian students

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 19, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, News

The origins of South Asian students at the University will be highlighted in a talk Thursday at the Spurlock Museum Third Thursday Series. The Third Thursday Series highlights different people, places and events throughout the history at the University. Salvatore DeSando, trained archivist and...

The Daily Illini police blotter for March 18

The Daily Illini police blotter for March 18

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 19, 2019


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Burglary was reported on the 1300 block of Lincolnshire Drive around 4 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, multiple items were stolen from a vehicle and a stolen credit card was immediately used after the incident occurred.  Burglary was reported on the 1800 block of West Windsor Road...

The Daily Illini police blotter for March 15

The Daily Illini police blotter for March 15

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 18, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Champaign Aggravated battery was reported at Brothers Bar and Grill, 613 E. Green St., around 1 a.m. Friday. According to the report, there was a large fight in the bar and multiple employees were battered. Burglary was reported on the 500 block of South First Street, around 9 a.m. Thursday. According...

Students silently protests for a fossil fuel-free campus

Students silently protests for a fossil fuel-free campus

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 16, 2019


Filed under Administration, Around Campus, Campus Life, News

Students attended the Board of Trustees meeting to silently protest the University’s divestment of fossil fuel companies at the Illini Union on Thursday. The silent protest was held by environmental student organization, UIUC Students for Environmental Concerns, as a part of its project, UIUC Be...

Urbana seeks to expand VeoRide usage

Urbana seeks to expand VeoRide usage

By Meghana Kaza, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, Champaign-Urbana, News

The Urbana Council has voiced their preference for increasing the number of VeoRide bikes available in the county. VeoRides were introduced a little less than a year ago, but there are over 500 bikes in the Champaign-Urbana district, making it one of the busiest markets for the company. According to The...

Study aims to feed world by 2050

Study aims to feed world by 2050

By Eunice Alpasan, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, News, Science & Technology

The United Nations predicts the world population will reach 9.7 billion by 2050, and to meet the demand, food production must double. Sustainably feeding a growing population with fewer resources in a changing climate will prove a challenge. University researchers may have brought the world closer t...

Survivors experience longer wait for support

Survivors experience longer wait for support

By Julie Kang, Staff writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, State

An increased number of sexual complaints filed is leading to longer wait time at resource centers for sexual misconduct victims. The Women’s Resources Center at the University has seen an influx of complaints. Despite their efforts, the center is struggling to meet the needs of survivors because of their...

UI students send letters to prisoners

UI students send letters to prisoners

By Grace Maloney, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Life, Crime, News

A group of students are making a difference in the lives of prisoners by becoming pen pals with them through a program organized by the Volunteer Illini Projects. The program was disbanded about four years ago, said Yanjun Pan, senior in Business and director of the prisoner pen pal program. “We ...

UI allots $314.7 million for renovations

UI allots $314.7 million for renovations

By Zihan Wang, Staff writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Around Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, State

University of Illinois System President Timothy Killeen testified in support of the priorities contained in the UI capital request at the House Appropriations Committee hearing on Feb. 28 regarding the higher education budget request for fiscal year 2020. Except the system-wide need for repair and r...

Law changes guidelines for evidence kits

Law changes guidelines for evidence kits

By Meghana Kaza, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Administration, Around Campus, Illinois Student Government, News

A law was signed earlier this year that offers legal protection and provides sexual assault survivors with evidence kits that are to be kept for 10 years, access to showers and police reports at no cost. Previously, if a patient was not ready to make a police report and release the kit, the kits were...

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