The Daily Illini

Be Kind Illinois leaves bells in community to promote kindness

One of the 1,500 total bells hanging in the Champaign-Urbana area, sponsored by Be Kind Illinois.

By Rebecca Jacobs

November 13, 2014

An orange and blue bell dangles off a tree branch in Lincoln Hall’s center courtyard. Another hangs outside the Illini Union. These are just two of the 1,500 total bells hung in the Champaign-Urbana community in the past three years by Be Kind Illinois. Be Kind Illinois is the local chapter of Be...

Engineering Open House attracts thousands nationally

A rocket is launched during a rocket race along Boneyard Creek during the Engineering Open House on Friday. The races were hosted by students in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

By Jessica Ramos and Meghan Webber

March 17, 2014

Campus streets were particularly crowded with visitors as March 14 marked the beginning of the 94th annual Engineering Open House. The open house attracted participants and onlookers of all kinds including students from universities and high schools across the nation and their families. Doug Podgorny...