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RSO presidents speak out about leadership experiences

RSO presidents speak out about leadership experiences

Abby Paeth, Features editor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Life & Culture, Quad Day

Walking into Quad Day as a freshman can be a very overwhelming task. Hundreds of booths line the sidewalks of the Main Quad, each one representing an entirely different organization on campus. Sorority women parade their house's T-shirts, restaurant employees hand out coupons and registered student...

Local families joined Ammons, Bennett to discuss Rauner's budget

Atoosa Sayeh

June 29, 2015


Filed under News

Champaign-Urbana families joined State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, and State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, to discuss Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts on Monday.About 100 local families joined Ammons and Bennett at the Developmental Services Center in Champaign to speak out against Rauner’s efforts to reduce and el...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

Fatima Farha

May 10, 2015


Filed under News

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...

AGGERS fraternity offers professional, social environment with agricultural interest

April 30, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, also known as “Aggers,” is a professional and social fraternity established at the University since 1906. As both a professional and social fraternity, the opportunities that Alpha Gamma Rho offers have an agricultural spin different from other fraternities around campus...