The Daily Illini

Local fire services practice earthquake response scenarios

By Camille Murray

October 22, 2014

The Urbana Fire Department recently began preparing responders to deal with the possibility of earthquake effects in the area. On Oct. 13, the Urbana Fire Department conducted training drills for earthquake-related issues, such as trench and rope rescues. Capt. Dave Wisher of the Urbana Fire Departmen...

C-U celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

C-U celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Stephanie Kim

January 21, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is much more than a day off from school and work for most — it is an opportunity to serve and give back to the community.  Since 1983, the third Monday of January has marked a federal holiday in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy he left behind as a...