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Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

By Claire Textor

March 29, 2016

Last spring, photos on social media of members of the Alpha Phi sorority and Acacia fraternity dressed in sombreros and turbans solicited a variety of responses. “Not Just a Party,” a Facebook group of student activists, made a series of demands including, but not limited to a three-year suspension...

Is this the biggest election of our lifetime?

By Mark Rivera

October 29, 2008

Supreme Court: Ideological shift? Daily Illini: What impact will the next president have over the Supreme Court? Andrew Liepold, University law professor: The answer is the same in every presidential election: Who knows. Probably the next president will have a great deal of say over the next Supreme Co...

Students voice their political opinions that will be used on Election Day

Students voice their political opinions that will be used on Election Day

By Missy Smith

October 29, 2008

Eric Heim, sophomore in LAS, stands apart from the majority of students as a socialist in a highly capitalist society. Still, Heim's parents support his right to believe what he wants to in a free nation. "My parents taught me to be kind and compassionate and all that good stuff," Heim said. "From ...

COLUMN: Chancellor urges all U of I students to vote

By Chancellor Richard Herman

October 29, 2008

On November 4, I urge you to turn out in large numbers and participate in one of our most precious and, at various times, one of our most contested rights: the right to vote. And when you do go to the polls I want to remember this name: Amelia Boynton Robinson. Forty three years ago, on March 7, 1965, ...

Picking apart planks and platforms

October 29, 2008

Steve Cox, Democrat 15th Congressional District What would you do to ensure students can still obtain loans with manageable interest? I would make sure they can maintain the funding and ensure that we keep that issue right up at the top. Students need to be capable of continuing on with their e...