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University partners with Homeland Security to create infrastructure protection center

April 11, 2016

The University partnered with the Department of Homeland Security to create a multi-million dollar national infrastructure protection planning institute. On Tuesday, April 12,IL the University, Homeland...

In Memoriam: The life of Professor Werner Baer

Professor Baer
April 4, 2016

He said that we would meet sometime next week for coffee, that he expected to be out of the hospital by Friday.But on Thursday, March 31, distinguished Economics professor and my personal friend Werner...

Maize to open second location downtown

The new Maize location will be at the Station, Downtown Champaign (100 N. Chestnut, formally 116 N. Chestnut).
April 3, 2016

With a 4.6 star review on Google and a 4.5 star review on Yelp,ag Maize is a favorite restaurant of students on campus, but its cramped space turns some customers away. “Maize is the best Mexican restaurant...

“Sister, Sister” star Tia Mowry’s 90 degrees of success

Tia Mowry talks to students about college at the Illini Union on March 30, 2016.
April 1, 2016

When Tia Mowry and her husband, fellow actor Cory Hardrict, enter a parking lot, they often turn left, even when the signs say to turn right. But this took Mowry years of getting used to. As a self-proclaimed...

University alumnus and former Google Exec Jeff Huber to speak at 2016 commencement

Graduates pose for photos as University officials enter Memorial Stadium for commencement on May 16, 2015.
March 31, 2016

University introduces Spring commencement speaker alum Jeff Huber, formerly of Google, currently CEO and creator of cancer research company Grail.Illinois alumnus Jeff Huber, former Google senior executive...

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...

Campus offers many resources for reproductive health

Bousfield Hall located just north of the Activities and Recreation Center in Champaign, IL.
March 28, 2016

On March 13, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom. The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack, who was walking around campus when police located her. The infant’s cause of...

Doug Hayes tosses one-hitter, Illinois baseball takes game one of doubleheader

Illinois starting pitcher Doug Hayes delivers a pitch during game one of the team's doubleheader against Penn State on Saturday, March 26. Hayes threw the first Illini one-hitter since 2007.
March 26, 2016

Illinois baseball (10-10, 2-0 Big Ten) took advantage of multiple Penn State (9-12, 0-2) miscues Saturday behind a dominating pitching performance by Doug Hayes in game one of a doubleheader that took...

Illinois wrestling’s Martinez wins back-to-back NCAA titles

Illinois' Isaiah Martinez attempts to bring down Nebraska's James Green during the wrestling match vs. Nebraska at Huff Hall on Jan. 23. The Illini lost 22-9.
March 19, 2016

New York – Boos erupted from the crowd at Madison Square Garden as Illinois wrestling’s Isaiah Martinez was tied with Penn State's Jason Nolf with 1:43 left in the National Championship match. But...

Kendrick Nunn arrested for domestic battery

Kendrick Nunn was arrested for domestic battery late Thursday afternoon.
March 17, 2016

For the second time in less than a week, an Illini men's basketball player has been charged with domestic battery. Junior Kendrick Nunn turned himself in to Champaign Police on Thursday afternoon after...

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues
March 15, 2016

Hillary ClintonEducationClinton has taken a more moderate position on higher education than her opponent Bernie Sanders, calling for “debt-free” college tuition rather than free college tuitionClimate...

UI ‘Feels the Bern’

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the ARC on March 12, 2016. Photo by Lily Katz
March 13, 2016

Marcia Hogue just wants the best for her 4-year-old son. With a white, “Feel the Bern” t-shirt, matching button and green hair, the 25-year-old Marion, Illinois resident stands out from many in...

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