The Daily Illini

IL veterans programs continue, despite budget strains

By Stephen Nye

October 14, 2015

Several institutions are working in Champaign-Urbana to help returning soldiers; one of the largest is the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, which directly employs about 1,350 individuals in Illinois.Through both federal and local systems, the department’s objective is “to help our Illinois vet...

Unifying cultures through cricket

Students play cricket on the South Quad on April 24. Participants are members of the Cricket Club of Illinois, a registered student organization. Cricket tournament finals will be Sunday on the South Quad.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

April 30, 2015

Every Friday night since April 4, the South Quad has transformed into a cricket field.Over 100 people, mostly from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, spread out across the lawn to play cricket for recreation. They also prepare for their upcoming tournament finals, which will be on Sunday on the South Quad.So...

Engineers Without Borders successfully provides clean water in remote Adu Achi

An open tap at a local house in Adu Achi, where the water system implemented by the University's EWB branch is running.

October 28, 2014

In many places around the world, poor sanitation is not an easy problem to fix. But the issue kills far more people each year than warfare, according to the World Health Organization.  In places like Nigeria, for example, approximately half of its population of 170,000 million people suffer from defici...

Single seriving recipes: Meals in a mug

Microwave chilaquiles (above) and omelets (below) are some of the easy-to-make mug recipes college students can try out in their favorite coffee cup.

By Taylor Lucero

August 27, 2014

I have never successfully used an oven before. In fact, the first and only time I tried cooking a frozen pizza, I ended up getting sick. Because I am a self-proclaimed terrible cook, I usually end up getting fast food, but that quickly gets too expensive. That is why I turned to making meals in mugs....