The Daily Illini

A holistic view of Andrew Jackson

By Ryan Harding, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

News broke last week that President Andrew Jackson would be replaced on the front of the $20 bill by Harriet Tubman. This replacement was praised by many in part because of Jackson’s complicated legacy as a slave owner, his forcible removal of indigenous people and his dismantling of the national ban...

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

UI student talks life after losing mother to breast cancer

November 3, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Nicole Crifase remembers sitting in the bathtub, clutching her knees and trying to comprehend what had just happened. It was March 27, 2005, and her mother, Darcie Crifase, had just lost her battle against breast cancer. To the senior in LAS, life without her mother seemed completely unfathomable.  Wi...