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

Jessica Berbey

Jessica Berbey, Assistant daytime editor

GEO protest on the Quad on Feb. 26.

An overview of the GEO strike

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime News Editor March 5, 2018
Members of GEO protest on the Main Quad on Feb. 26.

GEO strike continues into Wednesday

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime News Editor February 28, 2018
Photo of Brendt Christensen, convicted kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. Christensen was arrested on June 30, 2017 and will be sentenced at 4 p.m. Thursday.

Prosecutors do not object to Christensen trial delay

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor February 1, 2018
Graduate employees protest for a fair contract at the Alma Mater on Jan. 18. The Graduate Employees’ Organization began bargaining with the University on March 30. Graduate employees are now over 160 days without a contract.

Graduate Employees’ Organization announces intent to strike

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime News Editor January 29, 2018
Doctoral student arrested on charges of sexual violence

Doctoral student arrested on charges of sexual violence

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor September 21, 2017
Decoy bicycles used to combat bicycle thefts

Decoy bicycles used to combat bicycle thefts

By Jessica Berbey, Daytime news editor September 18, 2017
Anna Waller, a PHD graduate student researching a project to end world hunger. She is one of 15 finalist for her project submitted to National Geographic.

University student ‘Chasing Genius’ for $25,000

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant daytime editor September 14, 2017
More classrooms integrate eText at Illinois

More classrooms integrate eText at Illinois

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor September 6, 2017
Students on Green Street during Unoffical St. Patricks Day. In 2015, the University was ranked the No. 1 party school by the Princeton Review, and in 2016 it was ranked No. 3. The University is now ranked No. 14. The ranking is based on a survey of 80 questions and is filled out by 137,000 students from 382 schools.

‘They’re not real’ UI says of party rankings

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant daytime editor August 28, 2017
Helen Edna, sophomore in Business, cuts a freshly made pizza at Azzip Pizza on September 29, 2015.

Best places to eat on campus

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant daytime editor August 24, 2017
The marquee at The Virginia Theatre during Roger Eberts Film Festival. 

Explore the underrated treasures of downtown Champaign

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant daytime editor July 7, 2017
Research Park gains new business partner

Research Park gains new business partner

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor May 2, 2017
Construction workers fix a potential underground water line that broke  in front of Cold Stone Creamery on Green Street on Monday.

Water leak in front of Cold Stone Creamery on Green St.

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor April 24, 2017
Sign outside Masawi Grill states permanent closing.

Mashawi Grill permanently closed

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor April 16, 2017
The new Slice Factory on the Green street.

Slice Factory opening delayed by mechanical work

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor April 16, 2017
A discussion on The State of Reproductive Justice as one of the Hot Topics Dialogues presented by YWCA of the University and the Womens Resources Center, took place at the current location of the Resource Center on Apr.10th.

Women’s Resource Center and Global Studies get new home

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime Editor April 12, 2017
Students put their food waste, along with their plates and utensils, on a moving tray conveyor belt in the Ikenberry Dinning Hall.

Understanding the sourcing of University Dining foods

By Jessica Berbey, Assistant Daytime News Editor March 29, 2017
Comedian Daniel Tosh is performing at the State Farm Center on April 16.

Daniel Tosh to perform at State Farm Center

By Jessica Berbey, Staff Writer February 13, 2017
History and Medieval Studies professor Carol Symes (left) and History and African American Studies professor (right) are the two University professors who won the NEH award and fellowships.

Two University professors awarded NEH fellowship

By Jessica Berbey, Contributing Writer December 26, 2016
Students celebrate after the Cubs win Game 7 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, November 2 on Green Street at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign.

Top 10 moments of the semester

By Jessica Berbey, Staff Writer December 12, 2016
An interior view of Mumford Hall located on Gregory Drive on November 13th, 2016.

College of Aces host #AskAces Twitter Q&A

By Jessica Berbey, Staff Writer November 30, 2016
Students rest in La Casa Cultural Latina on Monday, Mar 07 2016.

Professor seeks change for Spanish Education

By Jessica Berbey, Staff Writer November 28, 2016
BBQ restaurant receives backlash over sign

BBQ restaurant receives backlash over sign

By Jessica Berbey, Staff Writer October 23, 2016
Robbie Patton, 18-years-old at the time, appears on video from the Department of Corrections during his arraignment at the Champaign County Courthouse Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. A jury found Patton guilty of first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery with a firearm on Thursday.

Green Street shooting suspect pleads not guilty

By Jessica Berbey, Contributing Writer October 11, 2016
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