The Daily Illini

Controversies of past UI presidents

By Faraz Mirza

November 19, 2014

Recent University presidents such as B. Joseph White and Michael Hogan, predecessors to President Robert Easter, dealt with controversies during their respective terms. White, who succeeded James J. Stukel as 16th president of the University in 2004, oversaw the three campuses in the University of Illi...

Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

The eighth year of the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello kicks off tomorrow with Jupiter Plus at 7:30 p.m. The annual festival has become popular in the area and typically sells out each season. Tickets can be purchased online at

By Rebecca Jacobs

September 17, 2014

No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging audience members in a rustic setting. Now in its eighth year, the annual Allerton Music Barn Festival...