The Daily Illini

University had appropriate response to pro-Trump chalk

By Ryan Harding, Columnist August 9, 2016

Messages were written in chalk at the University's Main Quad last week which were supportive of Donald Trump’s general campaign platforms. “Build the wall.” “Trump deportation force.” “They...

Campaign groups amp up efforts on campus as primary approaches

By Aaron Navarro March 13, 2016

From setting up tables on the Quad to traveling to the Iowa caucuses, students are organizing and working hard to promote their candidates. Though some of these organizations have been running since last...

UIPD hopes not to ticket smoking violations

By Christin Watkins September 30, 2015

Since the University imposed fines for smoking violations on campus on Sept. 8, Deputy Chief Skip Frost, of the University of Illinois Police Department, estimated the amount of fines collected has totaled...

John Baird, University 1968 alumnus, participated in the march through Selma, Alabama, in 1965 along with four other University students.

University alumnus reflects on his time at the 1965 Selma protests

March 16, 2015

John Baird felt the edges of a large envelope.  He found it at his home buried in a box, wedged between newspaper front pages and term papers from his years at the University. The basement of his house...

Sphinx Virtuosi orchestra performing at Krannert

October 7, 2014

There’s something distinctly different about the Sphinx Virtuosi orchestra group. As with professional orchestra groups, the musical talent is there. However, while many “Big Five” chamber and other...

Overpouring viral support

By Saher Khan September 10, 2014

By now, nearly all of the Internet is familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Various media outlets have inaccurately cited Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player diagnosed with ALS in...

Load More Stories