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Chancellor Phyllis Wise, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano and Research Park Director Laura Freirichs testify on University budget.

Top ten tech stories: from exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer

By Lilly Mashayek May 9, 2016

From exploding hoverboards to protein-enhanced beer, this year had its fair share of intriguing and notable tech stories in the news. Along with an increasing emphasis on entrepreneurial opportunities,...

Illinois Student Senate holds elections for student president at the Psychology Building on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016

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...

Student trustee election leads to hearing

By Samantha Jones Toal March 16, 2016

The Campus Student Election Commission, CSEC, heard Spencer Haydary’s contest of the unofficial student trustee election results at its meeting Tuesday night. Haydary, junior in LAS, said a campaign...

VP duo terms end early

By Samantha Jones Toal December 9, 2015

By Samantha Jones ToalStaff WriterSarah Hochman and Matt Hill resigned from their positions as Illinois Student Senate vice presidents internal and external, respectively, on Nov. 8RB. Their resignations...

Student senate aims to highlight diversity

By Samantha Jones Toal November 11, 2015

By Samantha Jones ToalStaff WriterEvery day, students pass by hundreds of strangers as they walk around campus. Briefly, they might take notice of what someone’s wearing or what they look like.Now, with...

The it's on us campaign raises awareness for sexual assault by the Alma Mater on Oct. 29, 2015.

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal November 9, 2015

The spattering of orange and blue t-shirts with the statement “It’s On Us” is found across campus on students who signed a pledge to prevent sexual assault last year.“Almost every day I see someone...

Alma Mater stands near the Main Quad wearing an It's On Us campaign shirt.

It’s On Us to use 1 year anniversary to launch new task force

By Jason Chun September 16, 2015

The Illinois Student Senate will recognize the one-year anniversary of the It’s On Us campaign with the launch of a new task force on Sept. 19.The task force will attempt to bring together students from...

Student Senate discusses tuition, elects C-U liasions

By Abigale Svoboda September 10, 2015

Tweet: Mitch Dickey, Illinois Student Senate president, is still dedicated to lowering the cost of college tuition.Illinois Student Senate met for the third time of the school year Wednesday but had...

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to University students at Campus Recreation Center East on Thursday about the

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

By Maggie Sullivan May 10, 2015

By Maggie Sullivanstaff writerVice President Joe Biden visited the University to celebrate students’ efforts with the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses. The White...

Tanaya Bhardwaj, sophomore in Business, currently works at the NASA Johnson Space Center Pathways Co-Op in Houston, Texas.

Business student reaches new heights at NASA

By Christen McGlynn February 19, 2014

A typical day for a sophomore at the University may include classes, club activities and maybe a couple of Blue Guys at KAM’s in the evening. But not for Tanaya Bhardwaj, sophomore in Business. Her days...

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