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Editorial: Don’t abuse your First Amendment rights

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Overstating the importance of the First Amendment in facilitating responsible journalism is a difficult task. It allows us to do our jobs as aspiring journalists, but more importantly, facilitates...

Katarina Spungen, a sophmore in FAA and member of Amnesty International 124, participates in the 2013 Slut Walk to call awareness to sexual assault.

Editorial: Worry about your own emotions

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Do you want to know what every woman loves? Being told to smile by random men on the street definitely tops the list. Contrary to this view, which a surprising number of people seem to have, most...

Editorial: Cultural center addition

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Senior Akram Almasri has gathered a group of 25 students over the past year to push for the construction of an Arab-American Cultural House on campus. His group contacted the administration, as well as...

Editorial: Non-tenure faculty strike exemplifies peaceful protest

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

We live in a time when every public misstep is met with widespread criticism. It’s the age of scrutiny, and people would do well to consider the potential consequences of their plans before taking...

Editorial: Stop-gap MAP Grant legislation not enough

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Bravo, Illinois state legislature! You did 45 percent of your job. After a long year of diligent work by lawmakers in Springfield, $600 million of state funding was approved by the legislature on Friday...

Editorial: Students should carry on campus commitment to going green

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

As arrogant as it may sound, it’s not rare for the University or the Champaign-Urbana community to be ranked among the best of the best. In the past year, the University has been at the top of the...

Editorial: Humanities must not fall by wayside

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

A diploma from an esteemed university used to mean something. It was something that many graduates proudly hung on their walls or put on their desks at their new businesses. But now, that doesn’t...

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