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Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus

Student-run nonprofit organizations find success on, off campus
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...

Overpouring viral support

September 10, 2014

By now, nearly all of the Internet is familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Various media outlets have inaccurately cited Pete Frates, a former Boston College baseball player diagnosed with ALS in...

Illini land lasting memories with highly-competitive internships

Cristina Valdez stands in the United Nations' Security Council Chamber in New York City in June. Valdez was one of the few applicants accepted into the U.N.'s internship program this last summer.
August 26, 2014

Every year, summer internships can give University students the opportunity to do everything from meeting international diplomats to feeding seals through these opportunities. Companies and organizations...

Termination of Steven Salaita a bad move by the University

August 18, 2014

I received my Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but I have never felt less proud of my alma mater than upon learning of Chancellor Wise’s decision to summarily terminate the...

Local community speaks out against Israeli offensive in Gaza

Demonstrators outside the federal courthouse in Urbana gather in a protest against Israel’s offensive in Gaza on Friday. More than 150 people were in attendance. 
July 28, 2014

Over 150 people lined Main Street outside the federal courthouse in Urbana on Friday, gripping Palestinian flags and signs proclaiming support for Palestine in the wake of ongoing conflict between Israel...

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