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Editorial: Humanities must not fall by wayside

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016

A diploma from an esteemed university used to mean something. It was something that many graduates proudly hung on their walls or put on their desks at their new businesses. But now, that doesn’t seem to be the case, at least for some degrees. A study published by the American Academy of Art...

Finding freedom from a binding binary

Finding freedom from a binding binary

By Charlotte Collins

November 17, 2015

Stephanie Skora’sCC hair has been a point of issue for her. She didn’t want a short cut for fear of projecting the traditional male image, consistent with the gender she was assigned at birth, but something about growing the long tresses stereotypically expected of women didn’t fit her quite right either...

Allen residence hall to offer gender-inclusive housing

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 23, 2015

Allen Residence Hall will offer gender-inclusive housing to students starting fall semester of 2016.The residence hall introduced gender-neutral bathrooms this fall in response to student and residence feedback from several focus groups conducted last year. The bathrooms are only in Allen One North, whi...

Racial and sexist stereotypes a reoccurring issue on campus

January 29, 2014

Here are a few thoughts on the latest controversy regarding race and gender that are rooted in the long history on this campus and in this country.  On the one hand, I applaud that students know that they can challenge those in authority, if necessary.  On the other hand, would these comments abou...