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

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

A sign outside CampusTown Urgent Care tells patrons how to use their new drive-thru Coronavirus testing services on Tuesday.

[Photo] CampusTown Urgent Care offers drive-up COVID-19 testing

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting April 7, 2020
The exterior of Gregory Towers at 1107 S. Fourth St. in Champaign. Assistant Photo Editor Brian Bauer says subleasing an apartment is a lower commitment than signing a lease on your own.

Here’s why you should sublet instead of sign

By Brian Bauer, Assistant Photo Editor February 17, 2020
Adam Taggart, second year doctoral student in kinesiology, practices his kickboxing skills. This hobby turned into a field of research for Taggart, as he is studying the effects of martial arts on cognitive functions.

[Photo] Researcher studies martial arts, cognitive function

By Sidney Madden, Longform Editor || Assistant Features Editor February 10, 2020
The new KAM’s location, which sits on the corner of First and Green streets. After a long wait, the bar will open Wednesday at 9pm.

[Photo] KAM’s opens on First and Green streets

By Kelly Johnson, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2020
he Career Center is located on 715 S. Wright St. It offers students many resources free of charge.

[Photo] Dominate your next job hunt

By Ava Traverso, Special sections Editor January 27, 2020
The new KAM’s location, which sits on the corner of First and Green treets, remains under construction on Monday. The original opening date was scheduled for New Year’s Eve, though the new date remains up in the air with construction still underway.

[Photo] KAM’s opening date delays due to weather

By Julie Kang, Assistant News Editor January 21, 2020
Workers look over construction near the corner of Wright and John streets on Sept. 20.

[Photo] MCORE makes significant progress in fall semester

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor December 16, 2019
Students gather in front of the Illini Union to for the Climate Strike protest on Friday afternoon. There have been two climate strikes within the past semester.

University Students Hold Second Climate Strike

By Brian Bauer, Assistant Photo Editor December 10, 2019
A Christmas tree stands in the Murphy Gallery at the University YMCA on December 3.

[Photo] Flourish in spirit during finals season

By Ava Traverso, Special sections editor December 5, 2019
A student holds their phone with the Tinder app open. Returning home after picking up college habits is difficult, especially when it comes to considering the way those vices may impact others.

[Photo] New vices, old stomping grounds

By Noah Davis, Contributing Writer December 5, 2019
Gallery | The final hours of KAMs

Gallery | The final hours of KAM’s

By Brian Bauer, Assistant Photo Editor October 22, 2019
The Illini Hockey team stretches for their practice at the Ice Arena on Tuesday.

[Photo] Illini hockey looks forward to season

By Kelly Johnson, Editor-in-Cheif September 25, 2019
Professor Timothy Stetlzer sets up an iClicker question for his Physics 212 class in Loomis Laboratory on Tuesday.

[Photo] iClicker has revolutionized classes

By Rohit Jammu, Staff Writer September 24, 2019
The corner of County Road 450 E and E 1550 North Road photographed on Sept. 6. The University of Illinois is expanding its recruitment efforts in an attempt to recruit more students from rural parts of Illinois.

[Photo] University expands rural student recruitment efforts

By Jose Zepeda, Assistant Daytime News Editor September 19, 2019
Brandon T. Washington and friends perform at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday. The annual guitar festival hosts a variety of acts which draw crowds from all around the C-U community.

[Photo] Ellnora Guitar Festival ends on high note

By Pari Apostolakos, Managing Editor for Reporting September 8, 2019
A smoke-free campus sign is displayed in parking lot E2 by the Architecture Building on Aug. 28. To combat the rise in popularity of smokeless tobacco products among college students, the University has revised its campus policy to include all tobacco products and vaping devices.

[Photo] University bans all tobacco products

By Clare Budin, Assistant Daytime News Editor August 29, 2019
Students and other community members gather on the Main Quad for a vigil honoring the New Zealand shooting victims on Thursday,  Mar. 28.

[Photo] Vigil commemorates victims

By Grace Maloney, Staff Writer April 4, 2019
Classroom in the Mechanical Engineering Building on Sunday. A five-story building will be added to the existing infrastructure as part of a $41 million renovation.

[Photo] UI to renovate Engineering facility for $41M

By Ashley Fu, Contributing Writer October 22, 2018
Volunteers distribute food at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen on Wednesday.

[Photo] Professor shines light on CU food insecurity

By Erin Cady, Contributing Writer October 18, 2018
The view of two houses on the 700 block of West Green Street in Urbana. There are many houses in Urbana that are available for students to rent for the duration of the school year. Rachael Bolek, managing editor for online, says there are different pros and cons to living in a house versus an apartment.

[Photo] Overlooked benefits of living in a house

By Rachael Bolek, Managing Editor for Online September 24, 2018
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