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

I-Guide Trent Houdek, sophomore in Business, loads a duffle bag out the van of a freshman moving into Hopkins Hall on Move In Day Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012.
August 26, 2017

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...

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

Portrait of police office Kristen Garcia by Flower Yang.
October 13, 2015

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...

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires
October 12, 2015

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....

UIPD hopes not to ticket smoking violations

September 30, 2015

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...

University’s Engineering program ranked number four in the world

August 30, 2015

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...

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

May 18, 2015

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...

Two trombonists making a name in jazz

January 29, 2015

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...

Fighting domestic violence with healing words

Speaker, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, describes the seminar to the students at Allen Hall on Monday.
October 14, 2014

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, University alumna and award-winning spoken word poet, returned to campus on Monday to challenge community views on domestic violence and feminism. Tsai was chosen as the University’s...

Senate Executive Committee supports CIUS statement of concern

October 7, 2014

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...

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