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

YooJin Son

YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor

Hello! My name is YooJin and I am pursing a degree in journalism and a minor in psychology. I started working at the The Daily Illini fall of 2018 after transferring to the University. After starting as a news reporter, I soon became the daytime assistant news editor and now excited to work as the assistant news editor!

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Keeping clear of coronavirus

Keeping clear of coronavirus

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2020

Champaign Police make second arrest in 2018 homicide

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor February 27, 2020
Illinois Student Government meets at the Illini Union on Oct. 30.

Student senators call for KAM’s to take action

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor February 20, 2020

Champaign police make arrest in 2018 homicide

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor February 4, 2020
Workers look over construction near the corner of Wright and John streets on Sept. 20.

MCORE makes significant progress in fall semester

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor December 16, 2019
The Block I student section holds up cards spelling coming in Homecoming during halftime of the game against Purdue at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Illinois celebrates 109th Homecoming week with new events

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor October 14, 2019
Latinx communities experience additional stressors

Latinx communities experience additional stressors

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor September 23, 2019
Amir Maghsoodi, a second-year doctoral candidate in the counseling psychology program whose office is located in the College of Education, stands in front of the College of Education Building. The program for doctoral students was recently ranked among the top of the nation.

UI Counseling Psychology Program ranks top in nation

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor September 9, 2019
An I-Guide directs the family of an incoming freshman at Florida Avenue Residence Hall. Students may have options to move in early to avoid the rush of students moving in last minute.

Make your move less stressful

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor August 23, 2019
A dorm room sits in the Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall on Oct. 4, 2017. Residence halls at the University dont start out comfortable; make a few adjustments to make your room yours.

Make your dorm room feel like a home

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor August 20, 2019
Study questions drinking behaviors

Study questions drinking behaviors

By YooJin Son, Assistant News Editor April 11, 2019
Photo of Brendt Christensen, alleged kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. Recent court documents revealed Christensen visited the University Counseling Center three months before Zhangs disappearance.

Christensen’s trial delayed until June 3

By YooJin Son, Assistant Daytime News Editor February 28, 2019

CU sees two more cases of measles

By YooJin Son, Assistant Daytime News Editor February 17, 2019

Counseling services see long waits

By YooJin Son, Staff Writer November 29, 2018
Dating apps examine racial stigmas

Dating apps examine racial stigmas

By YooJin Son, Staff Writer November 5, 2018
Source: University of Illinois  System

Study examines UI system contribution to state economy

By YooJin Son, Contributing Writer October 23, 2018
Drew Hong, sophomore in LAS, uses a milk pitcher to make a drink at the Illini Union Courtyard Cafe on Monday. The company’s removal of milk pitcher labels has the public worried about cross-contamination.

Milk label removal sparks concern

By YooJin Son, Contributing Writer October 18, 2018
Source: Illini Lights Out

Illini Lights Out increases sustainability awareness

By YooJin Son, Contributing Writer October 4, 2018
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