The Daily Illini

Future of Illinois arts funding remains murky

The Kinkead Pavilion at the Krannert Art Museum on October 14, 2015.

By Vivienne Henning

October 14, 2015

The arts have an impact on society that may at times go unnoticed. But now, due to budget cuts, funding for the arts has hit a low in the state of Illinois.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts have reached multiple government entities and the public arts are the newest program facing cuts. Museu...

Illinois softball underclassmen carry team to series victory against Iowa

By Cole Henke

April 6, 2015

The long ball carried the Illinois softball team to another series win this weekend against Iowa in Iowa City. The Illini (14-21, 5-4) hit six home runs and scored a total of 34 runs in three games against the Hawkeyes (12-30, 3-8). The six home runs accounted for 10 of the Illini’s RBIs. After losin...