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Netflix will not melt your brain

Netflix will not melt your brain

By Isabella Winkler

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinions

One of the many valuable lessons I’ve learned at college is that school and Netflix go hand in hand. Whether we are procrastinating, winding down or choosing to save the eight dollars a month for something decidedly more valuable, every college student has a relationship with Netflix.Lately, my on...

University receives tree campus USA® recognition

University receives tree campus USA® recognition

By Michael Semaca

April 11, 2016


Filed under News

TWEET: University recognized for its “forest environment” #treehuggersThe University was recognized by Tree Campus USAIL RB for sustaining an on-campus forest environment. The group, which is a part of the Arbor Day Foundation, announced its 2015 members April 7 and included the University for the first time...

Slow start for Illini softball is not cause for panic

Slow start for Illini softball is not cause for panic

By Lucas Wright

April 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: [email protected] continues to struggle in conference playBig Ten play has not been kind to the Illinois softball team so far.Coming off another series loss against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, the Illini currently sit at 3-6 in conference play.SO For most teams, this would be cause for panic, but ...

Surpassing grief to celebrate Moms Weekend

By Minju Park

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinions

This weekend was Moms Weekend; a celebrated tradition where the University invites the students’ moms to campus to enjoy “musicals, (a) craft fair, flower shows, art exhibits, vocal performances and athletic events.” SOIt’s also a way for sons and daughters to invite their moms to campus, spend time with them ...

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

By Samantha Jones Toal Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under News

TWEET: Trustee candidates release a joint statement of solidarity given the student trustee election controversy Collin Schumock and Spencer Haydary released a joint statement of solidarity in light of the student trustee election controversy. Haydary and Schumock, both juniors in LAS, were the two ...

A neutral observer’s rooting guide to the Final Four

A neutral observer’s rooting guide to the Final Four

By Dan Escalona

March 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: .Who should you root for in the Final Four? Check out @danescalona77's column to find out.Yet another wild, unpredictable NCAA tournament has produced a Final Four that very few people can claim they predicted. Now, if you are a neutral observer with no strong interest in any of the rema...

Illinois soccer adds Nick Stirrett to coaching staff

By Charlotte Carroll

March 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Illinois soccer head coach Janet Rayfield announced in a press release Tuesday that Nick Stirrett has been added to the staff as an assistant coach. He will work with the goalkeepers and as a recruiting coordinator for the team.A Champaign native, Stirrett spent last season with Penn State women’s...

Proposal revising general education requirements at standstill

By Aaron Navarro

March 28, 2016


Filed under News

The Senate Committee on Educational Policy discussed the proposal separating U.S. Minority and Non-Western course requirements. The push for revising the University’s general education requirement for cultural studies is at a standstill. RBCurrently, students are required to take a class ...

Illini of the Week Nov. 12: Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon

Illini of the Week Nov. 12: Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon

November 12, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down on Sunday nights and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success. Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski entered the fall season as the na...