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

June 29, 2015

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...

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

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to University students at Campus Recreation Center East on Thursday about the
May 10, 2015

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...

University student delivers Report to the Nation in Washington D.C.

University student delivers Report to the Nation in Washington D.C.
March 17, 2015

On an average day, Peter Schmidt, sophomore in Engineering, goes to classes and participates in the Illinois Sailing Team and service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. But on Feb. 21, Schmidt was one of 10 youth...

Give back as a way to show gratitude

February 17, 2014

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...

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