The Daily Illini

Dia de los Muertos offers opportunity to celebrate life

Dia de los Muertos offers opportunity to celebrate life

By Becky Nguyen

November 3, 2014

La Casa Cultural Latina, University YMCA and La Casa Alliance of Student Organizations came together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos on Thursday at the University YMCA. Latzer Hall’s perimeter was aligned with altars in commemoration of loved ones and colorful banners to liven up the dim room.   There w...

Controversial app Yik Yak allows anonymous info, news sharing

Controversial app Yik Yak allows anonymous info, news sharing

By Christine Olivo

May 17, 2015

Students can now reach out to the entire University campus without having to gain friends, or followers, by using the iPhone and Android app, Yik Yak. Released in November, the anonymous user app Yik Yak was designed by cofounders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington. According to the Yik Yak website ,...