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I-Guides make their mark on campus with move-in

I-Guides make their mark on campus with move-in

Olivia Bievenue, Staff writer

August 27, 2017


Filed under Life & Culture, Quad Day

Move-in day can be long, frustrating, stressful and a little bittersweet as summer comes to an end. Especially for students new to the University, the traffic and crowded campus can be quite overwhelming. To make the day more bearable for everyone, some University students volunteer their time as...

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

Christin Watkins

October 13, 2015


Filed under News

University of Illinois police officer Kristen Garcia has always had a desire to help others.“I’ve also always been a problem solver and a peacemaker,” she said. “Those things all go hand in hand in law enforcement — figure out what needs to be fixed in each situation and help that pers...

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

Samantha Jones Toal

October 12, 2015


Filed under News

Carla Stelsel, freshman in LAS, took out a Perkins Loan in late May, but future students may not have the same opportunity.The Federal Perkins Loan Program, a need-based student loan offered by the U.S. Department of Education, expired on Oct. 1 when Congress didn’t renew the program, according to ...

UIPD hopes not to ticket smoking violations

Christin Watkins

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

Since the University imposed fines for smoking violations on campus on Sept. 8, Deputy Chief Skip Frost, of the University of Illinois Police Department, estimated the amount of fines collected has totaled $200 or less.In accordance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act the University established a s...

University’s Engineering program ranked number four in the world

Fatima Farha

August 30, 2015


Filed under News

One of the largest engineering colleges in the nation, the College of Engineering here at the University is also one of the best. In the past few years, it has made it to the list of top 10 engineering schools in the nation, according to the college’s website. Recently, it was recognized as number four on...

Illinois freshman Chatrice White selected for USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship team

Daily Illini Staff Report

May 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

USA Basketball announced the addition of Illinois freshman Chatrice White to the U19 team on Sunday. White was one of 14 players selected out of a pool of 34 who were invited to try out at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Kristine Anigwe of Desert Vista High School will play alongsi...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

Sarah Foster

January 29, 2015


Filed under Classifieds

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 for symphonies. He’s soloed on soundtracks for feature films, and he’s had his head smashed in a tr...

Senate Executive Committee supports CIUS statement of concern

Andrew Nowak

October 7, 2014


Filed under News

The Senate Executive Committee met Monday and discussed issues concerning the State Universities Civil Service System and ways to structure Senate meetings so that one topic doesn’t take up too much time. Melissa Madsen, SEC committee member who serves as the professional advisory committee representative, ...