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UI professors found in violation of Ethics Act

September 27, 2015

Nearly two years after physics professor George Gollin’s unsuccessful campaign for democratic congressional candidate, three University professors became the subject of an ethics investigation by the...

Where do the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional stand?

Where do the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional stand?
February 24, 2014

To see where the Republican candidates stand, click here. Candidates running for the 13th congressional district met Thursday night for a public forum to discuss both national and local issues at the Champaign...

Where do the Republican candidates for the 13th congressional district stand?

Where do the Republican candidates for the 13th congressional district stand?
February 24, 2014

To see where the Democratic candidates stand, click here. Candidates running for the 13th congressional district met Thursday night for a public forum to discuss both national and local issues at the Champaign...

Local food service workers rally for increase in minimum wage

Fast-food workers around the country are on strike again in 100 cities with supporters rallying in 100 more last Thursday, marking over a year of sustained unrest among low-wage workers in the US.  This time members of the Central Illinois community will rally in support of their effort to improve their lives, known as the ‘Fight for $15.’ The group gathered at McDonald’s on Neil and Kirby in Champaign at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
December 6, 2013

Despite the cold, Champaign-Urbana community members stood outside the McDonald’s, located at 1605 S. Neil St., carrying signs and chanting phrases such as, “Keep your burgers, keep your fries, make...

Students should take advantage of opportunity to elect University faculty to Congress

November 7, 2013

Did you know that our own Illinois 13th Congressional District is one of the most competitive districts in the U.S.? Did you know that our district also includes four other major public universities in...

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