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Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

By Frances Welch

September 8, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Stretching back to the 16th century, the guitar has evolved as much as the timeline of human history. Originating from what was once called a long-neck lute, today’s modern counterpart has developed into the backbone of all musical genres. Music lovers can continue to celebrate this diversity and evolution o...

Unionization beneficial to University, promotes affordability

February 13, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday’s editorial opposing the unionization of faculty at the University of Illinois was disappointing to me as a faculty member and as a parent of two college students.  Apparently, the editors did not attend the recent public meeting of the Campus Faculty Association or read its materials closel...

Diverge from status quo to enhance access and affordability to college

February 3, 2014


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Late January, the University’s Board of Trustees approved an increase in tuition that will push the total cost of attendance into six figures for University students starting classes next fall.  Christophe Pierre, the University’s vice chancellor for academic affairs, claimed that the price hike will...