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UI ‘Feels the Bern’

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the ARC on March 12, 2016. Photo by Lily Katz

By Abigale Svoboda and Declan Harty

March 13, 2016

Marcia Hogue just wants the best for her 4-year-old son. With a white, “Feel the Bern” t-shirt, matching button and green hair, the 25-year-old Marion, Illinois resident stands out from many in the crowd. After driving three hours alone to Champaign, Hogue’s excitement to see Democratic presidential candidat...

Celebrating South African freedom at Krannert Center

Mbhekiseni Madela gives a speech at the University's Nelson Mandela memorial service in December 2013. Madela will be at the

April 23, 2014

For South Africans, 2014 marks 20 years since the general elections of 1994 that elected the late Nelson Mandela to office. As an anti-apartheid revolutionary, Mandela sought to bring human rights to all South Africans, regardless of color. On Wednesday, Mandela’s efforts will be celebrated at the Kr...