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Senate Executive Committee discusses budget concerns and background checks

By Maggie Sullivan

April 28, 2015

Members of the Senate Executive Committee continued discussions about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts Monday. “We are expecting between $80 to $120 million cut for our campus,” said Vice Provost Abbas Benmamoun. “To put it into perspective, $80 million is about two-thirds of state allocation ...

Teal Pumpkin Project promotes food allergy awareness

By Jasmine Dinh

October 30, 2014

This Halloween, families are opting out of the traditional orange pumpkins for teal-painted ones to help raise awareness about food allergies. The new tradition is called the Teal Pumpkin Project, with the color teal representing food allergy awareness. By placing a teal painted pumpkin on doorsteps, t...