The Daily Illini

Frerichs resigns from Senate seat, search for replacement begins

By Josh Winters

December 27, 2014

Democratic Treasurer-elect Michael Frerichs filed his resignation from the Illinois General Assembly this week, officially launching the search for his successor to Illinois Senate District 52, which stretches across parts of Champaign and Vermillion counties. Democratic County Chairmen Frank Wright, Vermillion County, and...

Sustainable Student Farm grows year-round

Sustainable Student Farm grows year-round

October 22, 2014

At its intersection with South Windsor Road, Lincoln Avenue turns into a gravel driveway that leads to barns, sheds and a fenced-in seven-acre area of plots full of rows of plants. With only a few greenhouse frames and various crops outside, the Sustainable Student Farm is so much more than what it ap...

National Vegetarian Awareness Month brings vegetarian options to campus

National Vegetarian Awareness Month brings vegetarian options to campus

October 4, 2014

The student-initiative Sustainability Chopped Competition is being held Wednesday night in Field of Greens at Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls during dinner hours. The “secret ingredient” will be based on a vegan and vegetarian diet. All four groups of competitors received a pantry list on Tuesday an...