The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Scheelhaase returning to Fighting Illini

By Daily Illini Staff Report May 20, 2015

Nathan Scheelhaase will return to the Fighting Illini, this time as the assistant director of football operations.Scheelhaase will take over the position after turning down an offer a year ago. The position...

Two students examine an insect from one of the entomology exhibits at the Naturally Illinois Expo in 2013.

A sustainable gem: The sixth Naturally Illinois Expo

By Susan Szuch April 16, 2015

A short walk away from the State Farm Center, nestled among other buildings in Research Park, is the Forbes Natural History Building, one of “the University’s best kept secrets,” said Sue Post,...

Native American House assistant director, Beverly Smith, talks about Native American relations and populations at the Womens Resource Center.

Beverly Smith: Bringing Native American values to higher education

November 11, 2014

Beverly Smith’s out-of-office email signature includes the quote: “Education is the ladder, my children take that ladder.” The quote is from Chief Manuelito, a principal war chief of the Diné tribe...

Dia de los Muertos offers opportunity to celebrate life

Dia de los Muertos offers opportunity to celebrate life

By Becky Nguyen November 3, 2014

La Casa Cultural Latina, University YMCA and La Casa Alliance of Student Organizations came together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos on Thursday at the University YMCA. Latzer Hall’s perimeter was aligned...

“Red Zone” is most vulnerable time for sexual assault

By Brittney Nadler October 22, 2014

It’s called the Red Zone — the period of time at the start of the school year when most college sexual assaults occur.  Although the time period is debated, ranging from the first six weeks of school...

Speaker, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, describes the seminar to the students at Allen Hall on Monday.

Fighting domestic violence with healing words

By Stephanie Kim October 14, 2014

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, University alumna and award-winning spoken word poet, returned to campus on Monday to challenge community views on domestic violence and feminism. Tsai was chosen as the University’s...

Photos courtesy Beverly Smith. Students gather at the Native American House during its semester-long Chat n Chew presentation series last year. As part of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations’s Lunch on Us series, each presentation provides a free lunch and runs from noon to 1 p.m.

Lessons From The Soil at Native American House

By Saher Khan September 4, 2014

The earth often offers more than just food and sustenance to society. On Friday, it will also be giving people a history lesson at the Native American House during the Lessons From the Soil Chat ’N Chew.  Seven...

Workshop to discuss Americanization, reverse culture shock

By Stephanie Kim April 22, 2014

They make up 21 percent of the University’s student body, represent 115 countries from around the world and help make the University the most diverse public university in the Big Ten. They are the 8,850...

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