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Senate Executive Committee discusses letters on academic freedom, Center for Advanced Study cuts

By Christin Watkins

November 10, 2015

The Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, CAFT, has received and reviewed letters critizing the state of academic freedom and the Appropriate Use of Policy, AUP, at the University.David O’Brien, CAFT chair and art history professor, said the Foundation for Indiviual Rights in Education, FIRE, ...

UIUC’s newest student run improv group to perform on campus Saturday

By Elizabeth Dye

February 6, 2014

Four years ago, sweaty masses of eager yet heat-stricken students passed between the Illini Union and the Undergraduate Library on a quest to join some of the school’s numerous and diverse organizations. That blistering Sunday afternoon was the University’s 39th Quad Day, and coincidentally, also one of J...