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

Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot, launches the We Are Not Playing initiative at Soldier Field on April 6, 2020. In recent days, Lightfoot has addressed that Covid-19 deaths are disproportionately African American.

COVID-19 highlights nationwide health disparities

By Shivali Shukla, Assistant Special Sections Editor April 9, 2020
An Illinois student reads a book while leaning against a tree on the main quad on April 3.

Make the most out of quarantine now

By Meghan Lyons, Special Sections Editor April 9, 2020
Shanghais skyline glows brightly in the night on Nov. 20, 2017.  Some international students like Henry Pang have been unable to return to their home countries during the coronavirus pandemic.

Students adapt to global pandemic

By Shivali Shukla, Assistant Special Sections Editor April 9, 2020
A cartoon gloved hand cleans a surface

Save lives by washing your hands

By Shalini Atluri, Contributing Writer April 9, 2020
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