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The Virginia Theatre continues impacting C-U community

The Virginia Theatre continues impacting C-U community

November 12, 2014

At night, The Virginia Theatre is lit by the dim lights recessed on the walls. The children on stage rehearsing for “A Christmas Story” present a far different scene from the vaudeville shows of yesteryear. The big names haven’t stopped coming to the theater, but even the smaller names still get th...

AAUP Foundation’s Academic Freedom fund awards grant to Steven Salaita

AAUP Foundation’s Academic Freedom fund awards grant to Steven Salaita

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 15, 2014

Steven Salaita has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the American Association of University Professors Foundation’s Academic Freedom Fund. The grant was awarded to Salaita last week on the grounds that he was involved in an academic freedom controversy.  “This is $5,000 for him to use in a situation wh...