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Champaign police officer arrested on sexual assault charges

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 24, 2015

Following an investigation by the Illinois State Police, Jerad B. Gale, a Champaign police officer, was arrested on charges of criminal sexual assault on Tuesday, June 23.The 31-year-old was hired by the Champaign Police Department on August 27, 2012. There is currently no sign that any of the allegations...

Social media campaigning continues to prove ineffective

By Sehar Siddiqui

April 4, 2014

Two years ago, the Internet was taken by storm with a campaign to put a stop to Joseph Kony’s war crimes against children in Africa. One day we were all clambering to buy Kony 2012 action kits of posters, wristbands and other materials — and the next we dropped the cause like a wet rag.  Although...