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University had appropriate response to pro-Trump chalk

By Ryan Harding, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Messages were written in chalk at the University's Main Quad last week which were supportive of Donald Trump’s general campaign platforms. “Build the wall.” “Trump deportation force.” “They have to go back #Trump” “Trump Coulter 2016.” Not surprisingly, many students were ...

Editorial: Don’t abuse your First Amendment rights

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016

Overstating the importance of the First Amendment in facilitating responsible journalism is a difficult task. It allows us to do our jobs as aspiring journalists, but more importantly, facilitates freedom of expression for all U.S. citizens. That said, no one should use the privilege granted by the...

University pressures Facebook to shut down 'Illini White Student Union' page

By Marijo Enderle

November 19, 2015

Update: Campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler said the University will continue to work with Facebook to have the Illini White Student Union page removed from the site.“It is disturbing and cowardly that someone would create an anonymous and senseless social media page specifically designed to intimidate o...