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University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

University students go to the Philippines for Typhoon Relief

By Abrar Al-Heeti

September 2, 2014

The blow of Typhoon Haiyan affected millions of people in the Philippines after it first hit on November 8, 2013. Thousands lost their lives, and hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed, leaving families to search through the rubble of the storm’s aftermath, trying to piece their lives back togethe...

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

By Ariana Conner

February 23, 2015

On Saturday night in Lincoln Hall Theater, more than 400 audience members gathered to address the question, “Paano ka nakarating dito?” This, meaning “How did you get here?” in Filipino, was the theme for the second annual Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner hosted by Philip...

PSA to host Filipino Culture Night on Saturday

By Ariana Conner

January 30, 2014

The Philippine Student Association will host Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner on Saturday at Lincoln Hall and Presby Hall, respectively. The proceeds from both the show and dinner will be donated to the Advancement for Rural Kids, an organization that aims to improve educatio...

Naomi Jakobsson, Democratic incumbent in 103rd, says UI funding “should be considered investment”

September 21, 2014

Naomi Jakobsson is the Democratic incumbent for state representative in the 103rd district.  Funding for Higher Education: Jakobsson said she wants to make sure the state has as much money as possible going toward the Monetary Award Program, or MAP, funding to help students afford college. Because sh...