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Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Information builds and inspires everything we do. This is a confused age of overload, and information drives it all. As the U.S. government stumbles to catch up to this overload, more and more cases of attempted control and containment pop up. Government officials want information under their belt, a...

Campus waste should be reduced

By Da Yeon Eom, Columnist

August 9, 2016

When walking out of the apartments along Healey Street in Champaign, I always see garbage cans so jam-packed that the covers can’t even close. Not only are the bulging trash bins problematic, but the contents are worrisome as well. Liquids that should have been drained from the bottles are leaki...

You gain more in college than just a degree

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist

August 9, 2016

The end of the school year is a hectic time for everyone. Between studying for exams, picking next year’s schedule and making living arrangements, it’s easy to get distracted by the allure of summer, which is only a couple weeks away. Summer is also significant for those of us who will be graduatin...

Netflix will not melt your brain

Netflix will not melt your brain

By Isabella Winkler

April 11, 2016

One of the many valuable lessons I’ve learned at college is that school and Netflix go hand in hand. Whether we are procrastinating, winding down or choosing to save the eight dollars a month for something decidedly more valuable, every college student has a relationship with Netflix.Lately, my on...

Put away your selfie stick

Put away your selfie stick

By Minju Park

April 11, 2016

During my spring break, I traveled to Istanbul to visit my brother who is studying abroad there. I really enjoyed having the experience of learning about a country that is so different from my own, and I found its rich and complicated history fascinating. However, my trip was speckled with a sight th...

Surpassing grief to celebrate Moms Weekend

By Minju Park

April 11, 2016

This weekend was Moms Weekend; a celebrated tradition where the University invites the students’ moms to campus to enjoy “musicals, (a) craft fair, flower shows, art exhibits, vocal performances and athletic events.” SOIt’s also a way for sons and daughters to invite their moms to campus, spend time with them ...

Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres

April 11, 2016

Information builds and inspires everything we do. This is a confused age of overload, and information drives it all.As the U.S. government stumbles to catch up to this overload, more and more cases of attempted control and containment pop up. Government officials want information under their belt, and fro...

University of Illinois’ 1st Coursera class enrolls 26,000

August 28, 2012

If professor Jonathan Tomkin’s class met in real life, a stadium would be needed to seat them all. And Assembly Hall wouldn’t cut it: Its 17,000 seats would fit only two-thirds of the 26,000 students enrolled in Tomkin’s “Introduction to Sustainability,” which is the first University course offer...