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UI ‘Feels the Bern’

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 the crowd. After driving three hours alone to Champaign, Hogue’s excitement to see Democratic presidential candidat...

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 summer, they have been ramping up their efforts the past couple of weeks in preparation for early voting...

Bernie Sanders holds UI rally

Bernie Sanders holds UI rally

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 12, 2016

4:15 p.m. — "Love trumps hatred." Speaking about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Sanders speaks of his faith in the American people.  "The American people will defeat Donald Trump," he said.  Sanders says he will defeat Donald Trump because Americans aren't going t...

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

By Charlotte Collins

September 8, 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, which may make Clinton’s recently announced college plan a key point of interest. When looking to...