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Illinois women will not get equal pay until 2065

Illinois women will not get equal pay until 2065

By Mara Kupelian September 23, 2015

Working women in Illinois will not achieve equal pay for 50 years.A recent study published by “The Status of Women in the States” and released by the Washington-based Institute for Women’s Policy...

Relish this rare opportunity for Illini baseball

By Alex Roux May 31, 2015

Illinois baseball kind of sneaks up on you every year.Not the team; the season itself. It will begin in some warm-weather state, like Texas, Florida, or Georgia, where the weather is suitable for baseball...

Skin cancer survivor, Kaitlin Johnson, proudly presents her surgical scar and melanoma awareness tattoo in recognition of Melanoma Monday.

Moving past melanoma

May 4, 2015

In October, Kaitlin Johnson got a tattoo. She stood patiently as the tattoo artist inked delicate orange and blue flowers connected by a green vine around her leg. The needle hurt, of course, but she was...

Commending the abundance of student travel opportunities

By Daily Illini Editorial Board March 19, 2015

As students of the University, we love Illinois. However, we can’t say we always love the bitter cold winters and the view of endless miles of flat farmland that stretch across either side of I-57. Exposure...

On Aug. 27, Mars will swing nearer to Earth than it has been in almost 60,000 years. This sequence of photographs shows how it appears larger as it gets closer to Earth.

Community members reflect on mission of Mars One

March 17, 2015

It sounds like a movie plot, but the team at Mars One isn’t joking around. The Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp founded the mission in 2011 with a goal to make a permanent human settlement on Mars by...

Alex Braem, senior in LAS and member of the National Guard, stands on a resupply mission on Turan Island in the Red Sea in March 2012.

Veterans’ goals at University shaped by military experience

By Rebecca Jacobs December 10, 2014

Patricia Starks couldn’t sleep without hearing the sounds of fighter jets flying overhead when she returned to the University from Iraq. Starks is just one of about 300 veterans on campus. The transition...

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

By Brittney Nadler December 3, 2014

With corporations like Google, Facebook, Dell and Reddit beginning out of college dorm rooms, many college students have the ambition and resources to leave a lasting impact on their university.  Nonprofit...

With Leron Black, future could be now for Illinois basketball

With Leron Black, future could be now for Illinois basketball

By Sean Neumann November 4, 2014

The future of Illini basketball might be here already, and its name is “Savage.” Freshman Leron Black — who was given the ferocious nickname for his aggressive rebounding — is expecting to get...

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