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Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

By Samantha Jones Toal Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2016

TWEET: Trustee candidates release a joint statement of solidarity given the student trustee election controversy Collin Schumock and Spencer Haydary released a joint statement of solidarity in light of the student trustee election controversy. Haydary and Schumock, both juniors in LAS, were the two ...

Same-day voter registration increases student participation

Same-day voter registration increases student participation

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 28, 2016

Champaign County saw a 275 percent increase in student voter turnout with the new addition of same-day voter registration on campus.“Tuesday proved that same day registration is key to helping everyone in Champaign County vote, regardless if they wanted a Democratic or Republican ballot,” said Ma...

UI ‘Feels the Bern’

UI ‘Feels the Bern’

By Abigale Svoboda and Declan Harty

March 13, 2016

Marcia Hogue just wants the best for her 4-year-old son. With a white, “Feel the Bern” t-shirt, matching button and green hair, the 25-year-old Marion, Illinois resident stands out from many in the crowd. After driving three hours alone to Champaign, Hogue’s excitement to see Democratic presidential candidat...

Bob Woodward speaks at UI on Lincoln's life, own experiences

Bob Woodward speaks at UI on Lincoln's life, own experiences

By Aaron Navarro

January 27, 2016

Before Bob Woodward could delve into how Abraham Lincoln relates to the 21st century during a lecture at Foellinger Auditorium on Tuesday, he addressed his outfit choice.“I do not have a coat and tie on because I got stranded out of Washington because of the snow,” Woodward said. “The dean generousl...