The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

New Krannert Art Museum Director Kathleen Harleman at the Krannert Art Museum on September 28, 2015.

Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

By Maggie Sullivan September 29, 2015

Kathleen Harleman, acting dean of FAA, said if she did not decline within the two minutes of Interim Provost Edward Feser asking her to serve as dean, she knew she’d have to say yes.“I have too much...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”

By Abigale Svoboda 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...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

By Sarah Foster January 29, 2015

Jim Pugh has a variety of extraordinary experiences to share with his students.Throughout his half-century-long musicianship, the trombonist and professor of jazz studies has written and directed pieces...

Pun-Loving Costumes

Pun-Loving Costumes

October 30, 2014

Stretch your linguistic muscles and don’t be afraid to look like an idiom this Halloween — all you need is some craftiness, and you’ll be sew ready to show off your threads (and leave your friends...

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YMCA’s “Reclaim” exhibit features reused materials in artful forms

October 1, 2014

For artist Nathan Westerman, nothing about his colorful, latex-covered plywood pieces is complicated. He doesn’t want it that way. None of his art is political either, nor does it have any underlying...

Fire at FAA radar center grounds flights nationwide

By Peter Nickeas September 26, 2014

CHICAGO _ A fire deliberately set at an Federal Aviation Administration radar center in Aurora, Ill., grounded more than a thousand planes across the country Friday morning. The small fire in the basement...

The Great War Opening Event kicks off semester-long centennial initiative

By Annabeth Carlson September 4, 2014

Exactly 100 years ago in the late summer of 1914, World War I had just begun. Countries either banded together or were against each other, creating innovations in industry, warfare, propaganda and entertainment,...

The Canopy Club to co-present first ILLrock Block Party

By Stephanie Kim May 1, 2014

To celebrate the end of the year, The Canopy Club will bring live music outdoors with its first ILLRock Block Party on Saturday. The party will take place on Oregon Street in Urbana near Manolo’s Pizza...

Members of Illini Student Musicals rehearse together on March 21. “In Progress: A Broadway Revue” will debut Thursday at 7:30 pm in Lincoln Hall Theatre.

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

By Taylor Lucero April 30, 2014

As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting...

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