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Engineering students create dolls to inspire young girls

Photo courtesy of Supriya Hobbs

March 18, 2014

It all started with a pack of gummy worms, a pressing competition deadline and two University students’ intent on changing the world. Just over a year later, Janna Eaves, junior in Engineering, and Supriya Hobbs, senior in Engineering, are competing for a second time in the Cozad New Venture Competition thro...

Next-in-line student trustee Frye can bind campus together

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

March 12, 2014

Lucas Frye, the new student trustee, says he wants your voice to be heard among a chorus of 40,000 University of Illinois students.  Frye’s predecessor, Mike Cunningham, made similar promises to promote and increase student engagement (both began their terms wanting to build a consortium of registered student organizations), but we haven’t seen it work yet.  Th...