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Students should back nontenure-track faculty strike

August 9, 2016

The non-tenure-track faculty union is on strike, an action that comes after 18 months of contract negotiation with the University’s administration. More than 500 University faculty members are without...

Undocumented students closer to receiving financial aid

April 5, 2016

The 1,500 undocumented students in Illinois are one step closer to receiving financial aid from the University today after the Illinois General Assembly Higher Education Committee voted to present a bill...

Album review: Kanye West's “The Life of Pablo” does not disappoint for hip-hop fans

Album review:  Kanye West's “The Life of Pablo” does not disappoint for hip-hop fans
February 21, 2016

Whether you love or hate Kanye, there’s no denying that he’s one of the most influential artists of this generation. What’s so polarizing about Kanye is not only his unpredictable behavior that you...

Killeen announces second set of town hall meetings

President-elect Timothy L. Killeen takes notes during the board of trustees meeting at the Illini Union on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
February 11, 2016

President Timothy Killeen issued a University Massmail on Thursday announcing a town hall meeting on each University campus. According to the Massmail, the town hall meetings will consist of "robust and...

The cost of the Illinois football and women’s basketball investigations

The cost of the Illinois football and women’s basketball investigations
October 30, 2015

The University had dealt with its fair share of controversy by May of 2015. Steven Salaita was threatening to file a lawsuit against the University and James Kilgore’s job status was being hotly...

Engineering reaches out to youth

Correction: A previous version of this graphic incorrectly labeled the x-axis of the bar graph as the number of freshmen enrolled in Engineering. The graphic should have been labeled to convey the enrollment numbers reflect the whole college. Additionally, the graphic incorrectly inflated the number of African American students enrolled in Engineering. The Daily Illini regrets the error. 
September 29, 2015

The College of Engineering hopes to use specialized outreach and the implementation of new programs to attract a more diverse student population, and they’re trying to build their future classes early...

Cubs' quick turnaround has been remarkable

Cubs' quick turnaround has been remarkable
June 21, 2015

Late June is still relatively early in a Major League Baseball season, but not too soon to make valid assessments about certain teams.Some could have been predicted as early as the end of last season:...

Relish this rare opportunity for Illini baseball

May 31, 2015

Illinois baseball kind of sneaks up on you every year.Not the team; the season itself. It will begin in some warm-weather state, like Texas, Florida, or Georgia, where the weather is suitable for baseball...

New University president Killeen addresses future at town hall meeting

University President Timothy Killeen at a town hall meeting on Monday, May 18, at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
May 19, 2015

Timothy Killeen began his term as the 20th president of the University on Monday by discussing the University’s future at a town hall meeting and press conference.“Technically, this is day one...

UI to consolidate Chicago College of Medicine regional program in Urbana

May 11, 2015

The Board of Trustees Academic and Student Affairs committee met Wednesday to discuss what committee chair, Karen Hasara, said will be a challenging year ahead. “This board is being asked to make decisions...

Looking back on coverage of Vicente Mundo and Cristian Zamora

A picture of Vicente Mundo sits next to candles placed on a table during a vigil for Mundo at the La Casa Cultural Latina on Monday.
May 10, 2015

By charlotte collinsassistant daytime editorVicente Mundo was reported missing from his apartment on campus on Jan. 27. He had been missing since Jan. 25 https://www.dailyillini.com/news/article_60a77882-bbab-11e4-bbf1-c3828976f095.htmlafter...

The University’s 20th president will take over May 18

May 10, 2015

By abigale svobodaNews editorTimothy Killeen will serve as the next University of Illinois President, taking over for President Emeritus Robert Easter. Killen served as the former State University of New...

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