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University students balance married, campus life

Bill Karr, a University graduate student, married Olivia Russell-Karr in July.
November 18, 2015

To Bill Karr, graduate student in LAS, marrying his high school girlfriend seemed natural. Karr and Olivia Russell-Karr, University alumna, met while taking ballroom dancing lessons and working on tech...

Keeping the memories alive: The 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Keeping the memories alive: The 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
April 21, 2015

They found her in the middle of the Syrian Desert. She was 2 years old, lying abandoned on the side of the road, when a group of French nuns first approached her. They were there to save other stranded...

Man Talks creates safe discussion space

November 19, 2014

While some male students on campus may not always feel comfortable discussing their masculinity, they now have the opportunity to speak openly about the subject at “Man Talks.” The free events are...

“Red Zone” is most vulnerable time for sexual assault

October 22, 2014

It’s called the Red Zone — the period of time at the start of the school year when most college sexual assaults occur.  Although the time period is debated, ranging from the first six weeks of school...

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan rises to success on campus

'Lost Boy' of Sudan rises to success on campus
October 21, 2014

Gai Nyok, graduate student in economics, remembers waking up one morning at 5 years old in the tiny village of Abang, of the former Sudan, with the sun still down and being grabbed by the hand by his older...

McKinley to host ninth-annual “Alcohol Awareness: Think Before You Drink”

Event committee members promote McKinley Health Center’s “Alcohol Awareness: Think Before You Drink” event, which will take place Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in SDRP Multipurpose rooms.
October 16, 2014

The Illini Union side of the Quad became littered with shards of glass and metal on Monday.  A “junked” four-door black car made an appearance to promote the issue of irresponsible drinking on college...

The Art Theater Co-op hosts inaugural Dance Film Festival

September 17, 2014

A theater has a wide variety of purposes. From movies to gatherings, certain theaters specialize in showing different types of art, and for The Art Theater Co-op, a combination of dance and film took place...

Veterinary Medicine students build dog houses for local shelters

Seven teams, each representing a club from the College of Veterinary Medicine, competed in the Nestle Purina Dog House Building Competition on Saturday afternoon.
May 5, 2014

A golden retriever named Ruby roamed below the tables of the University’s Large Animal Clinic courtyard on Saturday afternoon, greeting competitors and looking for a pat on her head. Above her, seven...

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