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Libertarian party could be potential game-changer

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist August 9, 2016

The presidential campaigns of 2016 are well underway and both the Republican and Democratic parties will choose their nominees to go head to head in the November general election. As of right now, Donald...

Hillary Clinton can’t pour a beer, and that’s OK

By Gabriel Costello , Columnist August 9, 2016

Hillary Clinton had a week filled with faux pas. Perhaps most memorable was her being unable to slide a card to board the New York City subway. After a grand total of five swipes she made it through. It...

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues

Where the six presidential candidates stand on six key issues

By Daily Illini Staff Report March 15, 2016

Hillary ClintonEducationClinton has taken a more moderate position on higher education than her opponent Bernie Sanders, calling for “debt-free” college tuition rather than free college tuitionClimate...

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

UI ‘Feels the Bern’

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...

Campaign groups amp up efforts on campus as primary approaches

By Aaron Navarro March 13, 2016

From setting up tables on the Quad to traveling to the Iowa caucuses, students are organizing and working hard to promote their candidates. Though some of these organizations have been running since last...

UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

By Declan Harty February 1, 2016

Update (Monday, 1 p.m.)Presidential campaign donations from Champaign County residents spiked approximately 60 percent to $84,618 in the most recent numbers released from the Federal Election...

Clinton's College Compact Plan appeals to students with loan refinancing options

By Charlotte Collins September 9, 2015

As the Democratic primary has progressed, Hillary Clinton has emerged as a leading Democratic candidate for the 2016 election. Historically, college students largely contribute to the Democratic vote,...

Lean In RSO members (left to right) Hannah Schlacter, Kasey Koronkowski, Joanna Xiong and Katelyn Shanahan pose during the campus chapter’s first meeting on Oct. 14.

Lean In RSO focuses on closing gender gap

By Saher Khan October 21, 2014

At a UN conference on Sept. 20, Emma Watson said, “Feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of political, economic and social...

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