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Fewer buses, road construction during spring break, no buses Sunday, March 27

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 21, 2016


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Commuters on campus may need to reschedule their normal routes due to road closures and reduced MTD bus service during spring break. The buses will either be not running or traveling routes less frequently from Monday, March 21, to Saturday, March 26. There will be no buses Sunday, March 27ss. All b...

UIPD reports assault near Ikenberry Commons

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

January 25, 2016


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UPDATE: On Monday, police reported that the person who reported the attempted robbery recently told investigators the incident never occurred. No more information was available at the time of this report.***The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice Sunday after an attempte...

UI to make dining credits more flexible

By Vivienne Henning

November 18, 2015


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By Vivienne HenningStaff writerCome January, University students will no longer have to trek back to the Ikenberry for lunch in between classes. At the start of the spring semester students can use their meal plans outside of University dining halls.The Lunch Bunch, a committee composed of students has b...

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 9, 2015


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The spattering of orange and blue t-shirts with the statement “It’s On Us” is found across campus on students who signed a pledge to prevent sexual assault last year.“Almost every day I see someone wearing an “It’s On Us” campaign t-shirt,” said Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice presiden...

University RSOs gain followers through friendship, school pride

By Maddie Galassi

August 19, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

The University has a reputation for being an extremely large, diverse campus, and their RSOs follow the same trend. But what distinguishes an organization from gaining a small or large following? And how do clubs maintain their presence? These RSOs weighed in:Illini PrideWith a campus full of students...

A FAR-out time

A FAR-out time

February 24, 2015


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One of the most anticipated moments of my summer before college was receiving my housing assignment from the University. I was hoping to get somewhere in Ikenberry Commons because of its social aspect, and my second choice was Allen Hall, because it seemed artsy and cool. At the time, I felt pretty co...

Utilizing career services on campus

Utilizing career services on campus

By Bridget Hynes

January 27, 2015


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The University offers several resources for students who are career-minded, including the online forum I-Link, career fairs and college-specific advisors. Below are a few of the resources available to students: Career Services Offices The University has 12 different career services offices on campus, including the...

Native American House partners with Dining Halls for Harvest Dinner

By Mara Shapiro

November 18, 2014


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The Native American House will host its second annual Harvest Dinner at the University Dining Halls on Tuesday. “The collaboration is intended to offer foods that are culturally diverse,” wrote Hattie Holtapp, office support associate of Native American House, in an email. The dining u...

National Vegetarian Awareness Month brings vegetarian options to campus

National Vegetarian Awareness Month brings vegetarian options to campus

October 4, 2014


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The student-initiative Sustainability Chopped Competition is being held Wednesday night in Field of Greens at Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls during dinner hours. The “secret ingredient” will be based on a vegan and vegetarian diet. All four groups of competitors received a pantry list on Tuesday an...

Termination of Steven Salaita a bad move by the University

August 18, 2014


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I received my Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but I have never felt less proud of my alma mater than upon learning of Chancellor Wise’s decision to summarily terminate the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita in the American Indian Studies Program at the University. If...

Four years of change around campus

By Earn Saenmuk

May 6, 2014


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One of most significant changes was made only two years ago— the restoration of the Alma Mater. The Alma Mater left campus on August 7, 2012 for an extended restoration and returned to campus on April 9, 2014. Unlike the previous graduating class, the class of 2014 can rest assured that they will have ...