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The Daily Illini places 2nd in general excellence at ICPA

(First row) Peter Bailey Wells, Miranda Holloway, Kelsie Travers, Megan Jones and Alice Smelyansky (Top row) Masaki Sugimoto, Lil Levant, Matt Silich, Abigale Svoboda, Declan Harty and Michal Dwojak 
February 21, 2016

The Daily Illini placed second in general excellence for daily collegiate newspapers at the Illinois College Press Association annual conference in Chicago this weekend. The general excellence...

Why Fall 2015 was a sad semester for DI Sports

Why Fall 2015 was a sad semester for DI Sports
December 23, 2015

The Daily Illini sports staff lost another member of its extended family when former staffer Deep Chatterjee passed away.Deep hadn't done any work for us since 2014 ended — he wasn't a journalism...

From chemist to beer enthusiast, Blind Pig owner enjoys C-U

Blind Pig Brewery in Champaign is working on finishing it's new production facility that will allow it's beer to be bottled and sold outside of the brew-pub.
October 19, 2015

Chris Knight’s world revolves around bars.MDSpecifically, the Blind Pig bars, as the owner of the bars located in downtown Champaign.Soon, however, Knight will also be the owner of the Blind Pig beers....

Student Senate discusses tuition, elects C-U liasions

September 10, 2015

Tweet: Mitch Dickey, Illinois Student Senate president, is still dedicated to lowering the cost of college tuition.Illinois Student Senate met for the third time of the school year Wednesday but had...

Man charged with felony for menorah vandalism

September 9, 2015

Max W. Kristy, 20, who was arrested on Aug. 25 on the charge of criminal damage to property for damaging a menorah outside of the University’s Chabad Jewish Center, was charged with a Class 4 felony...

University ranks 41 among national universities

The Marching Illini perform on the Foellinger terrace at Quad Day 2015.
September 9, 2015

U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings Tuesday, ranking the University at 41st among all national universities. "It's always nice when external organizations recognize our achievements,"...

Faculty members discuss increasing external funding

September 9, 2015

Members of the faculty involved with the humanities, arts and social sciences met Tuesday to discuss the development of proposals for external funding at the University. The meeting, held at Lincoln Hall,...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to speak at UI

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to speak at UI
September 8, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will visit campus Thursday to talk about the University’s role in agriculture and international food security.Prior to his lecture, Vilsack will visit an energy...

Clinton's College Compact Plan appeals to students with loan refinancing options

September 8, 2015

As the Democratic primary has progressed, Hillary Clinton has emerged as a leading Democratic candidate for the 2016 election. Historically, college students largely contribute to the Democratic vote,...

Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

David Spelman backstage with Daniel Lanois at Ellnora 2013.
September 8, 2015

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...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”
September 8, 2015

Provost designate Edward — or Ed as his colleagues call him — Feser isn’t going to pretend the University didn’t have a tough year. But he’s not going to harp on it either. “One...

CPD investigates shooting

September 7, 2015

Champaign police are investigating the shooting of two males that occurred on Sunday evening.According to a release, police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Hedge Road on Sunday,...

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