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Groce dismisses Paul after overseas arrest

By Peter Bailey-Wells

August 22, 2015

After a troubled two and a half years with the Illinois men's basketball team, junior forward Darius Paul has been dismissed, head coach John Groce announced Friday.Paul was arrested and charged with vandalism, public intoxication and resisting arrest in Deauville, France, during the Illini's recen...

International secondary teachers learn about ‘American Dream’ through University program

International secondary teachers learn about ‘American Dream’ through University program

By Mariah Schaefer

June 25, 2015

The “American Dream” has been talked about, written about, taught, and explored by many Americans over the years. But this summer, secondary teachers from all over the world get to learn about it firsthand at the University.Every summer since 2013, the Center for Global Studies hosts a six-week p...

PACA finds new uses for historic buildings

PACA finds new uses for historic buildings

By Abrar Al-Heeti

December 4, 2014

When Thomas Garza attended Edison Middle School, he would often look out the classroom window and wonder about an old house on the east side of the building. It was moments like these that influenced him to work toward preserving that house and other buildings like it.   Garza is now the executive di...

Homecoming: A foreign term for some

By Mikayla Ostendorf

October 27, 2014

With more than 9,800 international students at the University there are many differences between American culture and others. One such difference is Homecoming. “We don’t have football in France, just soccer,” said Benoit Coulan, an exchange graduate student who studies Business at ESCP Europe...