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‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older brother. “Ket,” his older brother exhaled. In their native Dinka language, it meant “run.” ...

Correction for “International Week mixes many cultures” published on March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014

In the March 31, 2014, edition of The Daily Illini, the article “International Week mixes many cultures” stated that the University has 7,991 international students whom represent over 40 countries. The article should have stated that the University has 8,850 international students who represent ov...