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A letter from Director of Athletics Mike Thomas

A letter from Director of Athletics Mike Thomas

July 26, 2014

Dear Fighting Illini Students, On behalf of the entire Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Illinois, I would like to welcome you to campus for the beginning of another great school year! I’m very excited to see what 2014-2015 holds after the many successes of the past year. I h...

Freedom of expression should include cultural sensitivity

Freedom of expression should include cultural sensitivity

By Sehar Siddiqui

April 21, 2014

Although freedom of expression is a right granted to any United States citizen, and consequently, any student at the University, we should place an equal amount of value on sensitivity toward different cultures. Recently, an indigenous student posted a letter to the University detailing her struggle with ...

Coaches need time to prove their worth

Coaches need time to prove their worth

November 11, 2013

It’s no secret Tim Beckman and John Groce make a lot of money. For the fourth straight year, the head coaches for the University’s football and basketball teams top The Daily Illini’s Salary Guide.  They make more money than anybody else at the University, including their boss, Director of Ath...