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Students should back nontenure-track faculty strike

August 9, 2016

The non-tenure-track faculty union is on strike, an action that comes after 18 months of contract negotiation with the University’s administration. More than 500 University faculty members are without...

University had appropriate response to pro-Trump chalk

August 9, 2016

Messages were written in chalk at the University's Main Quad last week which were supportive of Donald Trump’s general campaign platforms. “Build the wall.” “Trump deportation force.” “They...

Editorial: Cultural center addition

May 12, 2016

Senior Akram Almasri has gathered a group of 25 students over the past year to push for the construction of an Arab-American Cultural House on campus. His group contacted the administration, as well as...

Editorial: Non-tenure faculty strike exemplifies peaceful protest

May 12, 2016

We live in a time when every public misstep is met with widespread criticism. It’s the age of scrutiny, and people would do well to consider the potential consequences of their plans before taking...

Year in Review: Map grants

May 9, 2016

Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants have caused a large amount of uproar among Illinois students throughout this past academic year. Tight state budgeting has led to controversy and difficult decisions. “MAP...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”
September 8, 2015

Provost designate Edward — or Ed as his colleagues call him — Feser isn’t going to pretend the University didn’t have a tough year. But he’s not going to harp on it either. “One...

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