The Daily Illini

Academic Senate passes two environmental sustainability-driven resolutions

UIUC Beyond Coal organizes a student rally before the Academic Senate's votes on divestment of coal interests at the University Main Quad on Monday, April 4.

By Megan Jones

April 4, 2016

Athena, a 9-month-old infant, was in attendance at Beyond Coal’s rally Monday. While she couldn’t speak words or even hold a poster in support of divesting from coal, she represented something bigger — the future. Joe Edwards, co-president of Beyond Coal and Athena’s father, said his daugh...

Muslim American Society promotes faith awareness

Aly Taha, sophomore in Business, gives a flower to Kayla Smith, senior in LAS, as he explains the significance of Muhammad during the “Muhammad: The Orphan Who Adopted the World” event on the Main Quad on Wednesday.

By Michelle Redondo

April 9, 2015

Members of the Muslim American Society handed out colorful flowers, embellished with sayings by the Prophet Muhammad, Wednesday on the Main Quad to promote social awareness about Muhammad and the Islamic faith. “God loves and befriends a servant who is pious, abstinent and unostentatious,” read ...