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Students should back nontenure-track faculty strike

August 9, 2016

The non-tenure-track faculty union is on strike, an action that comes after 18 months of contract negotiation with the University’s administration. More than 500 University faculty members are without...

Increasing demand for mental health assistance requires University attention

August 9, 2016

Thousands of students suffer from mental illnesses here at the University, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and extreme self-esteem issues. Awareness of the prevalence of mental illness,...

Prestigious institutions aren’t immune to sexual assault

August 9, 2016

United States politicians have been involved in over 40 sex scandals since 1980. Between affairs and harassment allegations, it is frustrating to see men who are held to such high standards manipulate...

Durbin, Franken propose open source textbooks act

E. Jason Wambsgans tribune news service
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin celebrates his defeat of Republican challenger Jim Oberweis at his election night party at the Westin River North in Chicago on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
October 9, 2015

High textbook costs have prompted Senators Dick Durbin and Al Franken to introduce an act for open source textbooks to increase accessibility.During a conference call held Thursday, Durbin and Franken...

Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education dedication celebrated Friday

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner attends the Dedication Ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education in Urbana on October 2.
October 3, 2015

Noted as the first of its kind, the University officially dedicated the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education Friday.Ron L. Chez, president of the foundation for which...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

May 10, 2015

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major...

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

Members of Illini Student Musicals rehearse together on March 21. “In Progress: A Broadway Revue” will debut Thursday at 7:30 pm in Lincoln Hall Theatre.
April 30, 2014

As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting...

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...

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