The Daily Illini

Small Animal Clinic searches for escaped falcon

By Charlotte Collins

September 24, 2015

An American kestrel falcon escaped from her handler at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s small animal clinic around 8 a.m. Tuesday morningThe falcon, named Thistle, escaped during a routine walk on the gloved hand of her handler. Julia Whittington, wildlife medical clinic director, said the clinic ha...

Universities stand against tuition waiver bill, vote postponed

By Abigale Svoboda

March 16, 2015

The University recently signed a legislative fact sheet sponsored by The Illinois Federation of Teachers in opposition of House Bill 403, which aims to eliminate tuition waivers. The proposed bill was postponed March 11 in an Illinois House Committee. The State Government Administration Committee will review the b...