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

Joseph Longo

Joseph Longo, Managing Editor for Reporting

I'm a junior majoring in journalism from Chicago. Prior to being managing editor for reporting, I worked as a assistant news editor and a general assignment reporter. When not working, I stay updated on all thing cinema and culture, specifically music festivals and award shows.

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Content by Joseph Longo
Hugh Hefner draws a cartoon on the blackboard during his time as a student. Hefner graduated in 1949.

From Illinois to Playboy: Remembering Hugh Hefner

The life of a rebellious, controversial visionary
October 2, 2017
Illini fans hold up a sign during the Big Ten Tailgate before the game against Minnesota at Memorial Stadium on Saturday October 29.

Don’t confuse Block with gameday spirit

Greek life has taken over meaning of UI spirit
August 1, 2017
Course scheduling websites vie for University students’ attention...and money

Course scheduling websites vie for University students’ attention…and money

Coursicle, an online registration tool, gains popularity on campus.
August 29, 2016
CRCE pool is closed for construction on Monday Aug 22, 2016.

CRCE pool closed indefinitely due to mechanical failure

They’re waiting on a piece that’s crucial to the pool’s operation.
August 24, 2016
Phoenix botanical located at  1704 S. Neil Street Linn St. it is now open for business.

Doctors putting medical cannabis at risk in Illinois

Phoenix Botanical, which opened at the beginning of May, may suffer due to lack of approved enrollment in the medical cannabis program.
May 27, 2016
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