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Editorial: Don’t abuse your First Amendment rights

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Overstating the importance of the First Amendment in facilitating responsible journalism is a difficult task. It allows us to do our jobs as aspiring journalists, but more importantly, facilitates freedom of expression for all U.S. citizens. That said, no one should use the privilege granted by the...

UI students push for change on campus

By Marijo Enderle

December 9, 2015


Filed under News

By Marijo EnderleAssistant news editorThe creation of an “Illini White Student Union” Facebook page — created on Nov. 18 — gained national attention and sparked responses and new initiatives from University administrators.The Facebook page denounced black students and Black Lives Matter suppor...

Students, faculty gather for love and solidarity rally

Students, faculty gather for love and solidarity rally

By Lilly Mashayek

December 3, 2015


Filed under News

Adorned with red and black arm bands, allies of the black solidarity movement gathered on the quad Wednesday for a “Love and Solidarity” rally. Students and faculty organizations read statements of support for the Black Lives Matter movement and black students, faculty and community members. The ...

Graduate Employees’ Organization stands in solidarity with Black Student for Revolution

By Charlotte Collins

November 25, 2015


Filed under News

The recent spotlight on race relations at the University has prompted a third campus group to voice its support for Black Students for Resolution. The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT, or GEO, at the University released a statement Monday  proclaiming its firm stance...

University pressures Facebook to shut down 'Illini White Student Union' page

By Marijo Enderle

November 19, 2015


Filed under News

Update: Campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler said the University will continue to work with Facebook to have the Illini White Student Union page removed from the site.“It is disturbing and cowardly that someone would create an anonymous and senseless social media page specifically designed to intimidate o...

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