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A centennial look back on campus life during WWI

After the completion of Memorial Stadium, University President David Kinley marked it as tribute to those who lost their lives in World War I during a dedication in 1924.

By Abrar Al-Heeti

February 16, 2015

One hundred years ago, much of the world was caught up in the affairs of World War I. Stories featured in local newspapers published before and after the U.S. involvement in 1917 reflected Americans’ concern and interest in the conflict. Articles in The Daily Illini from 1914 referenced professors ...

LIVE: Election updates

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 5, 2014

Illinois will be electing the governor, state representatives and senators during Tuesday's midterm elections. Here you can find updates from our reporters around the Champaign-Urbana area on candidates, results and more. Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten said 12,000 people voted prior to the electio...