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What's the cost of Unofficial?

By Aaron Navarro March 3, 2016

Many students are ramping up for this Friday, putting their green on and amping up for the Unofficial festivities. But what what could it cost a student’s wallet if their Unofficial experience goes wrong?Tickets...

Investigation continues into University student's death

By Adam Kaz December 30, 2015

The Champaign County Coroner’s office is currently investigating the death of Deeptangshu Chatterjee, a senior at the University and a former member of the Daily Illini sports staff.According to a press...

Death of UI student to be investigated

By Daily Illini Staff Report December 23, 2015

The identity of the University student who was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at Carle was released by the Champaign County Coroner Wednesday.Deeptangshu Chatterjee, a senior at the University, was...

University collaborates with Carle for Cancer Community program

By Abigale Svoboda May 10, 2015

The University recently established yet another collaboration with Carle Foundation Hospital. Cancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research, or C*STAR, is a new graduate fellowship program within...

Skin cancer survivor, Kaitlin Johnson, proudly presents her surgical scar and melanoma awareness tattoo in recognition of Melanoma Monday.

Moving past melanoma

May 4, 2015

In October, Kaitlin Johnson got a tattoo. She stood patiently as the tattoo artist inked delicate orange and blue flowers connected by a green vine around her leg. The needle hurt, of course, but she was...

Laurel Jakubowski, senior in ACES, works at her job at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.

From books to business: Students on campus hold a variety of jobs

By Jaini Shah January 27, 2015

For some students, college is about more than cramming for exams or spending the night out with friends. The costs of textbooks, food and everyday necessities begin to add up, and many students support...

Look Good Feel Better provides a new outlook for cancer patients

December 9, 2014

The physical repercussions of cancer are no match for the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) and the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) program, Look Good Feel Better.  Developed in 1989, Look Good...

Community Learning Lab provides service learning network

November 6, 2014

The Community Learning Lab has connected nearly 100 local agencies to hundreds of University students.  “The students at the U of I have put in over 5,000 hours through this (program) into the community,”...

Spotlight Survivor: Maureen Parks

Spotlight Survivor: Maureen Parks

By Alice Smelyansky, Staff writer October 30, 2014

In the pouring rain, Maureen Parks hurried from the parking lot to her office at the Henry Administration Building. As soon as she walked through the door, she put the umbrella down and swung her hood...

Teal Pumpkin Project promotes food allergy awareness

By Jasmine Dinh October 30, 2014

This Halloween, families are opting out of the traditional orange pumpkins for teal-painted ones to help raise awareness about food allergies. The new tradition is called the Teal Pumpkin Project, with...

Two shot, one dead after early morning shootings in Champaign

By Daily Illini Staff Report October 27, 2014

One man died and another was injured in two separate incidents in Champaign Saturday morning. According to a press release from Champaign Police Department, the first shooting occurred at 2:15 a.m. in...

Survivor Spotlight: Anna Mehl

Survivor Spotlight: Anna Mehl

By Declan Harty October 23, 2014

Anna Mehl has always been a fan of “Star Trek.” In particular, the fictional alien animal on the show — Tribbles.Tribbles are fluffy, ball-shaped animals that are first seen in the episode “Trouble...

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