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Champaign City Council to consider settlement in Seets case

By Daily Illini Saff Report

February 1, 2016

The Champaign City Council is faced with a $70,000 payout for the Kisica Seets case at their Council meeting this Tuesday.Seets filed the lawsuit in federal court against the City of Champaign and four police officers. She alleges that a police officer used excessive force against her while she was being...

Salaita book tour to stop in Urbana

Steven Salaita’s appointment to the American Indian Studies program was rejected after a series of controversial tweets. He has now been awarded $5,000 by the American Association of University Professors Foundation's Academic Freedom Fund.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 10, 2015

Steven Salaita’s book tour for Uncivil Rites will stop in Urbana, the home of his book’s focus, in October.Salaita announced the tour schedule on Twitter Wednesday stating he would be in Urbana on Oct. 13. Salaita said he is not sure of a location yet but it will be off campus.“There's obviously g...

Outlook bleak for women's basketball program

Illinois' Matt Bollant, head coach, watches over the game against Ohio State at the State Farm Center on Saturday, February 14, 2015. 

By Alex Roux

July 11, 2015

The Illinois women’s basketball program is seeing some of its darkest days.Allegations of mistreatment and racism have come to light from no fewer than eight former players, thrusting head coach Matt Bollant and his remaining players into an age of uncertainty. Athletic Director Mike Thomas is fee...