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Child care poses a problem for academics

Child care poses a problem for academics

By Yi Zhang

September 28, 2015


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Students often only realize their professors’ role in the classroom, but another major part of a job in academia entails attending conferences to present the research professors conduct.Rachel S. Harris, professor in comparative literature, recently contested the child-care challenges many scholars fa...

Native American student writes letter to UI administration in an effort to ban the Chief

Native American student writes letter to UI administration in an effort to ban the Chief

By Megan Jones

April 9, 2014


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As depicted in a letter sent to University administration last week, Xochitl Sandoval, a Native American student, struggles everyday with the remnants of the University’s former mascot: Chief Illiniwek.While administrators stopped supporting the Chief in 2007, students and the local community have...