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

Sydney Laput

Sydney Laput, Assistant Photo Editor

All content by Sydney Laput
Chancellor Robert J. Jones awaits to speak at the Siebel Center for Design grand opening on Oct. 8. Jones delivered the annual State of the University address on Thursday and mentioned that he has high hopes for the future of the University post COVID-19.

[Photo] Chancellor Robert Jones delivers annual State of the University address

Chancellor Robert J. Jones awaits to speak at the Siebel...

With ongoing supply chain complications, Illini Union Bookstore shares their worries about spring course materials not arriving on time with less than half of spring courses submitting their materials on the due date of Oct. 7.

[Photo] UI bookstore expresses concern over availability of spring course materials

With ongoing supply chain complications, Illini Union...

Anthropology professor, Lisa Lucero, inspires students to think and learn more about sustainability by looking at historic lifestyles and technologies.

[Photo] Professor teaches students to appreciate past through archaeology

Anthropology professor, Lisa Lucero, inspires students...

Danny Vogwill, senior in AHS, balances their life through their many leadership roles from being an RA to an event planner.

[Photo] Resident adviser occupies many leadership positions

Danny Vogwill, senior in AHS, balances their life through...

Singer and songwriter Neal Francis performs at the Canopy Club on Nov. 6. Francis is currently on tour and recently released a new album, In Plain Sight.

[Photo] Neal Francis debuts new album ‘In Plain Sight’ at The Canopy Club

Singer and songwriter Neal Francis performs at the...

Amir Dadar, freshman in AHS, talks about his opinion about the decommissioning of the UGL.

[Photo] Opinion | What do you think about UGL moving?

Amir Dadar, freshman in AHS, talks about his opinion...

Filmmaker Kat Williams, senior in the College of Media, hopes to inspire other Black student filmmakers with her organization Focus Pull.

[Photo] Kat Williams creates spaces for Black voices via filmmaking 

Filmmaker Kat Williams, senior in the College of Media,...

Graduate student Kylie Bruder prepares to serve a ball during Illinois match against Nebraska on Thursday. The No. 25 Illini fell to the No. 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers, 3-0, at Huff Hall on Saturday night.

[Photo] Illinois volleyball struggles against No. 11 Minnesota, falls in three sets

Graduate student Kylie Bruder prepares to serve a ball...

Hitter Jessica Nunge jumps and attempts to tip the ball over to Nebraskas side on Nov. 4. The Illini will host their next match against Minnesota at Huff Hall this weekend.

[Photo] Illinois volleyball welcomes No. 11 Minnesota to Huff Hall on Saturday

Hitter Jessica Nunge jumps and attempts to tip the...

Illini Thaakat members participate in the Red Light, Green Light game inspired by Squid Game on Oct. 19. The Thaakat foundations main focus is on charity and volunteer work.

[Photo] Illini Thaakat hosts ‘Squid Games’ on Main Quad

Illini Thaakat members participate in the "Red Light,...

Two students wear masks on the Main Quad while playing real life Squid Games on Oct. 19. Columnist Micky Horstman argues that the University Covid-19 policies pick favorites and prompt skepticism.

[Photo] Opinion | University COVID-19 policies prompt skepticism

Two students wear masks on the Main Quad while playing...

Forward Makena Silber charges toward the ball during the game against Wisconsin Oct. 8. The Illini fell to Nebraska 3-1 Thursday night.

[Photo] Illinois soccer falls to Nebraska 3-1

Forward Makena Silber charges toward the ball during...

Mythbusters star Karli Byron speaks at the Illini Union on Tuesday night. Byron discussed the future of education with students at the University.

[Photo] MythBusters’ Kari Byron discusses future of education

Mythbuster's star Karli Byron speaks at the Illini...

Forward Makena Silber handles the ball during the game against Wisconsin Oct. 8. The Illini look to perform well in their game against Iowa on Sunday.

[Photo] Illinois soccer looks to return to form against Iowa

Forward Makena Silber handles the ball during the game...

Redshirt Junior Ashley Cathro defends the all during the game against Wisconsin Oct. 8. The Illini fell to Iowa 3-2 on Sunday afternoon.

[Photo] Illinois soccer falls short of comeback, loses 3-2 at Iowa

Redshirt Junior Ashley Cathro defends the all during...

The Illinois soccer team stand on the sidelines for the national anthem during the game against Wisconsin on Oct. 8. The Illini fell 5-0 against Minnesota tonight to their strong leading attack.

[Photo] Minnesota leads with strong attack, Illinois soccer falls 5-0

The Illinois soccer team stand on the sidelines for...

Senior Makena Silber kicks the soccer ball during their game against Wisconsin on Saturday. The teams tie after going into two different overtimes.

[Photo] Illinois soccer dominate Wisconsin, nearly seal match with golden goal

Senior Makena Silber kicks the soccer ball during their...

Ian Copple, a senior in LAS, rides his bike on the Main Quad playing the saxophone which he refers to as saxo-biking.

[Photo] ‘Saxo-biking’ and mathematics collide

Ian Copple, a senior in LAS, rides his bike on the...

Michael Stroller, a co-owner of CU Jiu Jitsu, shares how his love for Jiu Jitsu started.

[Photo] A place to call home: CU Jui Jitsu

Michael Stroller, a co-owner of CU Jiu Jitsu, shares...

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