The Daily Illini

University course to host drug take-back event

Students in an ENG 315 Learning in Community (LINC) class pose with fish costumes to advertise for the Medicine Take-back Event on Thursday at the Illini Union.

December 3, 2014

When the polymer-coated pills in the bathroom cabinet expire or go unused, many consumers simply toss them into the trash, just as they would with a banana peel or eggshell; however, these drugs often end up in the same water supply consumers use to bathe, drink and cook.  An investigation conducted by t...

Board approves 1.7 percent tuition hike, Mike Thomas raise

By Lauren Rohr and MaryCate Most

January 24, 2014

The University Board of Trustees approved a 1.7 percent tuition hike on all three campuses for the 2014-15 academic year at its meeting in Chicago on Thursday, raising the base tuition rate to $12,036 per year on the Urbana campus. The Urbana campus will see an increase of $202 in base tuition. The tuition ra...