The Daily Illini

Why the Supreme Court needs more diversity

By Shankari Sureshbabu, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

At a University composed of roughly 40,000 students from across the globe, diversity is everywhere around us. It makes us see different perspectives and promotes cooperation and compromise. It forces us to think outside the box and understand the situations of others. In the Supreme Court, diverse thou...

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

By Emily Scott

April 14, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

On a warm April evening, Durl and Jan Kruse relaxed with their friends after they finished a Japanese-fusion meal at the Red Herring, Urbana’s first all-vegan restaurant. Jan showed off two loyalty cards covered in little red herring-shaped stamps.  “I’m saving this one for a friend,” she said.  ...

Talking Heads cover band to play The Canopy Club

Talking Heads cover band to play The Canopy Club

May 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

On Friday night, Canopy Club will host This Must Be The Band, a Talking Heads cover band from Chicago. This Must Be The Band, headed by lead guitar and vocalist Charlie Otto, was formed back in 2007 through a series of Craigslist inquiries for band mates and, perhaps, some forces of fate.  Friday ni...