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Mobile educational tour HungerU comes to University for event

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 3, 2015


Filed under News

daily illini staff reportsHungerU, a mobile tour that aims to educate college students on world hunger, will host an event at the University on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Main Quad.The HungerU tour visits universities around the country to help spread awareness about hunger in America and ac...

C-U Pride Fest “bigger and better” than year before

C-U Pride Fest “bigger and better” than year before

By Lilly Mashayek

September 20, 2015


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People lining Neil Street cheered as members of the Champaign-Urbana for Bernie Sanders group chanted “discrimination has got to go,” while they marched in Saturday’s Pride Fest parade. The sixth annual all-day festival began with workshops and seminars at the Hyatt Place Hotel and Big Grove ...

Salaita book tour to stop in Urbana

Salaita book tour to stop in Urbana

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 10, 2015


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Steven Salaita’s book tour for Uncivil Rites will stop in Urbana, the home of his book’s focus, in October.Salaita announced the tour schedule on Twitter Wednesday stating he would be in Urbana on Oct. 13. Salaita said he is not sure of a location yet but it will be off campus.“There's obviously g...

Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

By Frances Welch

September 8, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Stretching back to the 16th century, the guitar has evolved as much as the timeline of human history. Originating from what was once called a long-neck lute, today’s modern counterpart has developed into the backbone of all musical genres. Music lovers can continue to celebrate this diversity and evolution o...

Acting Chancellor Wilson to name interim provost within next few days

Acting Chancellor Wilson to name interim provost within next few days

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 1, 2015


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Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced that she hopes to name an interim provost within the next few days through a University massmail to faculty Tuesday morning. She said she has spoken with “more than 60 individuals” to help guide her through the process of selecting someone to fill former ...