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Illegal in Illinois, unacceptable on campus

August 9, 2016

Crime is ever present on this campus. University massmails routinely indicate the student body’s failure to do what is right. In these emails, a large variety of crimes are listed: from arson to drag...

Doctors putting medical cannabis at risk in Illinois

Phoenix botanical located at  1704 S. Neil Street Linn St. it is now open for business.
Phoenix Botanical, which opened at the beginning of May, may suffer due to lack of approved enrollment in the medical cannabis program.
May 27, 2016

A new medical cannabis dispensary recently opened in Champaign. However, there is one thing they might be missing: patients. Phoenix Botanical, at 1704 S. Neil Street Linn St, is the first medical cannabis...

Editorial: Bring Portillo’s to Champaign

May 12, 2016

Photo courtesy of Jerry Zhang The front of Portillo's Hotdogs in Vernon Hills, Illinois on Sunday, May 1st, 2016.   Dear Mr. Keith Kinsey, CEO of Portillo’s, We recently learned that your...

Top ten tech stories: from exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer

Chancellor Phyllis Wise, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano and Research Park Director Laura Freirichs testify on University budget.
May 9, 2016

From exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer, this year had its fair share of intriguing and notable tech stories in the news. Along with an increasing emphasis on entrepreneurial opportunities,...

Year in Review: Infant death on campus

May 9, 2016

On March 13, Lindsay L. Johnson was found by University Police near the music building after allegedly murdering her infant son in Bousfield hall. Last week, Tuesday, May 3rd, Assistant State's Attorney...

Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition considers strike

Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition considers strike
April 10, 2016

Some non-tenure faculty hope to show University administrators the importance of their work by exploring striking in the near future. The Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition Local 6546 voted to explore...

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.
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...

Student resolution urges University to divest from coal

March 30, 2016

After years of pushing for the University to divest its $5.1 million investment in coal holdings, a student-led resolution will be voted on by the Academic Senate on Monday.The resolution calls on the...

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity
March 29, 2016

TWEET: Trustee candidates release a joint statement of solidarity given the student trustee election controversy Collin Schumock and Spencer Haydary released a joint statement of solidarity in light of...

Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

Illinois Student Senate holds elections for student president at the Psychology Building on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Last spring, photos on social media of members of the Alpha Phi sorority and Acacia fraternity dressed in sombreros and turbans solicited a variety of responses. “Not Just a Party,” a Facebook...

University to hold presentations on campus budget

March 2, 2016

Interim Provost Edward Feser sent a massmail to the University community Wednesday morning inviting all faculty, staff and students to attend presentations regarding the current campus budget situation....

Suburban Express trial verdict expected May 2

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February 29, 2016

The criminal case against Suburban Express owner Dennis Toeppen went to trial last week in Lake County.Toeppen was charged with online harassment in July and pleaded not guilty to the charges on Aug. 8,...

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