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Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

By Joseph Longo

April 10, 2016

A recent string of alleged racist incidents have left student activist groups on campus demanding action from the campus community and the University administration.Call for ActionOn Friday, April 8 the Black Students for Revolution and Students for Justice in Palestine comprised the second wave of student a...

Senior status aids Illinois softball’s Mychko in becoming team leader

Senior status aids Illinois softball’s Mychko in becoming team leader

By Charlotte Carroll

April 9, 2014

Illinois softball catcher Jenna Mychko’s blond hair isn’t streaked with grey. She doesn’t have grandchildren. And yet her status as a senior has led to a nickname that defies her youth.   “We’ll always have little stupid inside jokes,” Mychko laughed. “And one is that they say I’m so old, so they call m...