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Local families joined Ammons, Bennett to discuss Rauner's budget

By Atoosa Sayeh

June 29, 2015


Filed under News

Champaign-Urbana families joined State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, and State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, to discuss Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts on Monday.About 100 local families joined Ammons and Bennett at the Developmental Services Center in Champaign to speak out against Rauner’s efforts to reduce and el...

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

By Maggie Sullivan

May 10, 2015


Filed under News

By Maggie Sullivanstaff writerVice President Joe Biden visited the University to celebrate students’ efforts with the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses. The White House launched the “It’s On Us” campaign in October and the University quickly led the pack in ...

Give back as a way to show gratitude

By Matt Pasquini

February 17, 2014


Filed under Opinions

In high school, community service was always something I took to heart. While I wasn’t a regular volunteer at the local soup kitchen or at our local miracle field, I would occasionally participate in service projects through my youth group and even took the initiative to organize my own project with...