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Bernie Sanders holds UI rally

Bernie Sanders holds UI rally

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 12, 2016

4:15 p.m. — "Love trumps hatred." Speaking about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Sanders speaks of his faith in the American people.  "The American people will defeat Donald Trump," he said.  Sanders says he will defeat Donald Trump because Americans aren't going t...

House fire affecting students still under investigation

Phi Delta Theta seniors Matt Marcotte, Daniel Oversen and Greg Garro visited their house to collect their belongings on Friday, Jan. 29. The house caught fire in the early morning of Jan. 22.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 22, 2016

UPDATE: The residence at 908 S. Oak St. that caught fire early on Jan. 22 was confirmed to be a senior house of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. According to a report issued by the Champaign Fire Department, firefighters appeared on the scene at 3:51 a.m. and had the fire under control by 7:06 ...

Students, faculty gather for love and solidarity rally


By Lilly Mashayek

December 3, 2015

Adorned with red and black arm bands, allies of the black solidarity movement gathered on the quad Wednesday for a “Love and Solidarity” rally. Students and faculty organizations read statements of support for the Black Lives Matter movement and black students, faculty and community members. The ...

UPDATED: UIC student arrested, charged in connection with threats to University of Chicago campus

Campus security officers on the Main Quadrangles at the University of Chicago on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 in Chicago. The University of Chicago announced Sunday that all classes and other activities planned for Monday on its Hyde Park campus will be canceled after the university was informed by FBI counterterrorism officials of a gun violence threat to the campus. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

By Abigale Svoboda

November 30, 2015

UPDATE (5 p.m.): Jabari R. Dean, a 21-year-old student at the University of Illinois at Chicago was charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of reported that at Dean's federal hearin...

University ranks 41 among national universities

The Marching Illini perform on the Foellinger terrace at Quad Day 2015.

By Jason Chun

September 9, 2015

U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings Tuesday, ranking the University at 41st among all national universities. "It's always nice when external organizations recognize our achievements," said Robin Kaler, campus spokesperson.She added the University likes to measure its success based on ...