The Daily Illini

Samantha Boyle
My name is Sam and I’m a junior studying journalism and criminology. I started at The DI as a news reporter and am excited to be the news editor for the next year. If I’m not in the office you can probably catch me watching The Office.

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Samantha Boyle, News Editor

Oct 17, 2019
An overview of racist, anti-Semitic incidents on campus (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Annual meeting with faculty brings conversation about swastikas, antisemitism (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Sexual harassment summit scheduled for Wednesday (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Two swastikas found on campus in one week (Story)
Oct 12, 2019
With Illinois campaign reaches 79% of goal after fundraising report released (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Denial of information leads UI to potential lawsuit (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Police investigate two shootings in CU area (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Students get opportunity to have ‘An Evening with David Dobrik’ (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Willard Airport receives second million-dollar grant (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Construction on Wright Street headed to west side (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Champaign Police warns community of counterfeit currency (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Students veg out with meatless options (Media)
Sep 03, 2019
CU dispensaries plan for legal marijuana (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
Justice for Yingying Zhang (Story)
Aug 25, 2019
You can always unsubscribe from email lists (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
Keeping track of your keys is harder than you’d think (Story)
Aug 20, 2019
Find your home away from home in others (Story)
Aug 20, 2019
Tornado warning in effect in Champaign area Tuesday morning (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
Yingying’s Fund officially established to help international students, families (Story)
Aug 06, 2019
Yingying’s Fund created to assist international students, families (Story)
Jul 27, 2019
Juror recounts day in the life of a juror in a capital punishment case (Story)
Jul 18, 2019
Yingying Zhang’s family gives statements after her killer is sentenced to life in prison (Story)
Jul 18, 2019
Verdict reached in Christensen trial (Story)
Jul 18, 2019
Jury presents two additional questions as deliberations continue in Christensen trial (Story/Media)
Jul 17, 2019
Jury has questions for court during deliberations for Christensen’s sentence (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
Jury begins deliberations in deciding Christensen’s fate (Story)
Jul 15, 2019
Testimonies on behalf of Christensen continue, defense case to rest Tuesday (Story)
Jul 11, 2019
Day 4 of penalty phase sees defense continues to humanize Christensen (Story)
Jul 10, 2019
Penalty phase continues with Christensen’s friend, family testimony (Story)
Jul 10, 2019
Yingying Zhang’s family testifies during second day of penalty phase (Story)
Jul 08, 2019
Life or death: First witnesses called to stand for beginning of penalty phase (Story/Media)
Jul 03, 2019
Governor Pritzker addresses higher education investments at Illini Union (Story)
Jun 24, 2019
Zhang family addresses public following verdict (Story)
Jun 24, 2019
Moments captured during fight for justice for Yingying Zhang (Story)
Jun 24, 2019
Guilty: Christensen faces possibility of death penalty, trial to resume July 8 (Story/Media)
Jun 24, 2019
Deliberations begin for verdict in Christensen trial (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
Cases rest after Christensen’s ex-wife, ex-girlfriend testify (Story)
Jun 18, 2019
Second week in guilt phase of Brendt Christensen’s trial begins (Story)
Jun 12, 2019
Events leading up to Yingying Zhang’s disappearance explained in opening statements (Story)
Jun 12, 2019
Brendt Christensen’s lawyers acknowledge he killed Yingying Zhang (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
Jury for Brendt Christensen’s trial will be seated by Tuesday (Story)
Jun 09, 2019
Fire near apartment building causes power loss, resident displacement (Story)
Jun 06, 2019
Court needs only 12 more jurors to qualify for Brendt Christensen’s trial (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
Opening statements in Brendt Christensen’s trial predicted to begin Wednesday (Story)
Jun 04, 2019
Day two of jury selection ends with 24 more potential jurors (Story/Media)
Jun 03, 2019
Christensen’s trial begins with first round of jury selection (Story/Media)
May 29, 2019
Tornado reported in Urbana although no sirens sounded (Story)
May 24, 2019
Don’t be afraid to ask for help (Story)
May 23, 2019
Suspect in overnight shooting surrenders (Story)
May 21, 2019
Sixth Street closes as construction progresses (Story)
May 18, 2019
Police search for suspect in overnight shooting (Story)
May 13, 2019
Police investigate two overnight shootings (Story)
May 11, 2019
Campus cafes set to close (Story)
May 07, 2019
Suburban Express ceases operation after year-long legal battle (Story)
May 02, 2019
On-Campus counseling frequency increases as finals draw near (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Watch out for roads affected by Illinois Marathon (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
$100 million donation to rename College of Engineering (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Annual Record Store Day unifies music fans (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Student safety is a priority for police (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
‘X’ marks the spot: Tree demolitions scheduled (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Dining expands dietary options (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter Oct. 18 (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
App to help ease tinnitus symptoms (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
UIPD investigates sexual assault against student by Uber driver (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for Oct. 11 (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Local efforts aid relief of student food insecurity (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 27 (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
University continues discussion for new mascot (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
UI System donations achieve all-time high (Story)
Sep 22, 2018
University professor receives $250,000 award (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 14 (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Cost deters construction of solar, wind farms (Story)
Sep 16, 2018
ISG announces appointment of new adviser (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Enrollment in U of I system increases for sixth straight year (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Illini Union hosts sexual assault gallery (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Alumni reminisce about college during Homecoming (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 7 (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Zorba’s closed due to noncompliance with tax laws (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for Sept. 6 (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
944 students received tickets to Obama’s speech (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Lack of awareness leads to abundance in food waste among young adults (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
New bill to change MAP grant system (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Take your time at Quad Day (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
Don’t forget to thank your parents (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
Stay in touch with those from home (Story)
Jul 17, 2018
Top tips to deal with academic stress (because, midterms) (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Architecture professor develops moving structures (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
University no longer in contest for Cardi B concert (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
Admitted students in Music offered chance to shadow current students (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for April 10 (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Illinois back in competition for Cardi B concert (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
UI joins top 16 in Tinder Swipe Off for Cardi B concert (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for April 6 (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
More financial aid is being awarded, but not to more students (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Steven Crowder to livestream instead of live show (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Biennial drug and alcohol usage report highlights resources and violations (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
The Daily Illini police blotter for March 27 (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
Climate change documentary to screen at Greg Hall (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
Primary election results (Story)
Mar 15, 2018
Department of Energy grant funds University-involved bioenergy research (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Students pass, fail various referendums, elect new student government (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Mental health research focuses on first year students (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Willard airport reaches highest number of passengers since 2010 (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Undergraduates affected by possible GEO Strike (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Krannert Center forges 5 year fundraising campaign (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Survey shows undergrad workers are unhappy with work conditions (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Gun missing from Police Training Institute (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
University librarian helps Puerto Rico preserve books (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
The Autism Program works with professor to support families and students (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
University’s updates sexual misconduct policy (Story)
Nov 11, 2017
Wind power helps University decrease carbon footprint (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
University Housing fishes for sustainability in dining halls (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Living in University Housing can increase academic success (Story)
Oct 21, 2017
Illinois chosen to lead $25 million research project (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
54 hours to create a startup (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Illinois leads pumpkin production nationwide (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
YESPlus retreat helps students manage stress (Story)