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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...

Junior Tyeese Braslavsky is a student in LAS that works as a Student Senator at Illinois. Braslavsky and other members of the council proposed a general education requirement to add three more credit hours for undergraduate students.

Students propose sustainability general education requirement

By Vivian La, Assistant Daytime News Editor May 3, 2021

Student senators are seeking University Senate approval for a proposal to add a three-hour sustainability general education requirement for undergraduate students. Student senators said they want to ensure...

A Carle pharmacist writes the date on Moderna vaccine labels at the Church of the Living God on Feb. 20. The University will begin to waive Covid-19 testing for vaccinated individuals starting in the fall.

UI to waive COVID-19 testing for vaccinated individuals

By Alex Chang, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The University announced on Thursday that fully vaccinated individuals will be able to waive testing if they provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, e.g. a COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, to McKinley...

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

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 29

By The Daily Illini Staff Report April 30, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana An arrest was made on the charge of obstructing justice and trespass at a Meijer Gas Station on the 2600 block of Philo Road around...

Two officers stand at the intersection of Green and Wright streets on Aug. 28. The shooting that took place Monday night is still under investigation and police are asking anyone with information to come forward.

The Daily Illini police blotter for April 28

By The Daily Illini Staff Report April 29, 2021

Champaign Nothing to report. University Nothing to report. Urbana Harassment by telephone was reported in the 200 block of West Green Street around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. According to the report, the...

A row of bikes is lined up inside the Campus Bike Center on April 6. The University Facilities and Services teamed up with Champaign County Bikes to host a bicycle census on Wednesday.

UI hosts annual bicycle census

By Willie Cui, Assistant Daytime News Editor April 29, 2021

University Facilities and Services and Champaign County Bikes hosted a bicycle census on Wednesday, where volunteers walked around campus and collected data on the bicycles present during peak hours. Using...

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