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University history professor shines light on marginalization of black gay men through newly published book

By Lauren Scafidi

April 3, 2016

Gay, black men have been marginalized throughout history, which spurred University history professor Kevin MumfordJT to take action.“I have been working in the history of sexuality department since I was a graduate student, and one thing I noticed was that it was not very diverse,” Mumford said. “I just s...

Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants

Illinois public universities cover $140 million in MAP grants

By Aaron Navarro

March 30, 2016

Matthew Eaglin wouldn’t be able to go here without the Monetary Award Program, MAP, grants. Eaglin, junior in Media, said he receives about $5,000 a year in MAP grant funds.Eaglin said as a low income student, MAP grants have been a major help to him and his family.“I don’t really see any other...

Police blotter for March 30, 2016

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 29, 2016

Champaign Aggravated battery was reported in the 400 block of West Maple Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday.According to the report, the victim was stabbed by an unknown offender while sitting on the victim’s porch. The wound the victim received is not life-threatening. Attempted robbery and aggrava...

Autopsy released of inmate who collapsed in custody Sunday

By Aaron Navarro

March 29, 2016

The coroner released that a Champaign County jail inmate died of natural causes after collapsing Sunday morningmp. The inmate, 59-year-old Paul Clifton of Urbana, had been in custody for less than 36 hours before he was transported to Carle Foundation Hospital. He collapsed around 9:15 a.m. Sunday and was ...

Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

Illinois Student Senate elects student body president, vice presidents, treasurer

By Claire Textor

March 29, 2016

Last spring, photos on social media of members of the Alpha Phi sorority and Acacia fraternity dressed in sombreros and turbans solicited a variety of responses. “Not Just a Party,” a Facebook group of student activists, made a series of demands including, but not limited to a three-year suspension...

Illinois baseball travels to Indiana State for mid-week matchup

Illinois baseball travels to Indiana State for mid-week matchup

By Cole Henke

March 29, 2016

[email protected] plays a mid-week game against the Indiana State Sycamores on TuesdayThe Illinois baseball team will travel one state over to play the Indiana State Sycamores on Tuesday.Coming off of their first Big Ten series of the year in which Illinois won two out of three games against Penn ...

Champaign house fire undergoing investigation

By Vivienne Henning

March 28, 2016

A residential fire claimed the life of two Champaign residents Saturday, March 26. The Champaign Fire Department responded to calls of a fire on the 1800 block of Cypress Drive around 4 a.m.RBDavid Ferber, the Deputy Chief of Support for the Champaign Fire Department, said the original call was for a report of smoke in t...

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

By Ryan Wilson

March 27, 2016

The Illinois men’s golf team has won six of its nine tournaments this season. The team once won five straight earlier this season, but now the Illini are trying to regain that momentum.The Illini finished tied for fifth with a 22-over 874 at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational on TuesdayAG. They tied wit...

Illinois men's gymnast Diab named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week

Illinois men's gymnast Diab named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week

By James Boyd

March 24, 2016

During February's Winter Cup in Las Vegas, Illinois men's gymnastics Alex Diab competed alongside C.J. Maestas — a former Illini who holds many spots in the program's record bookFollowing the competition, Diab said the experience would have a great impact on the rest of his season.Since ...

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

By Ryan Wilson

March 23, 2016

The Illinois men’s golf team has won six of its nine tournaments this season. The team once won five straight earlier this season, but now the Illini are trying to regain that momentum. The Illini finished tied for fifth with a 22-over 874 at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. They...

Illinois men’s golf not getting a spring break

By Ryan Wilson

March 21, 2016

Tweet: The @IlliniMGolf struggled at their last tournament, and their schedule isn’t getting any easier.The No. 1 Illinois men’s golf team isn’t getting much relief after one of its worst finishes of the season.The team is competing in the 54-hole Valspar Collegiate Invitational Monday and Tues...

Illinois men’s gymnastics team falls to Oklahoma

By James Boyd

March 20, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniMGym competed well, but still fell to No. 1 Oklahoma on senior nightFour years, more than 1,400 days and almost 34,000 hours. Then it’s over.Saturday was the final regular season competition before the Illinois men’s gymnastics team heads to the Big Ten Championships in Columbu...

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