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Illegal in Illinois, unacceptable on campus

August 9, 2016

Crime is ever present on this campus. University massmails routinely indicate the student body’s failure to do what is right. In these emails, a large variety of crimes are listed: from arson to drag...

First medical cannabis dispensary in Champaign ready for business

May 27, 2016

The first medical cannabis dispensary in Champaign, Phoenix Botanical, officially opened Monday, May 2.  The dispensary located at 1704 S. Neil St. previously hosted a soft opening Friday, April...

Blotter for Sept 30, 2015

September 29, 2015

ChampaignRetail theft was reported in the 00 block of Main Street around 10:15 a.m. Monday. According to the report, the offender was issued a notice appear for retail theft.Burglary was reported...

Rauner vetoes bill to decriminalize marijuana

August 19, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana on Aug. 14. He amended the bill to make the legal amount smaller and increase fines for possession. The Illinois...

Illini softball still looking for answers in the circle

February 25, 2015

Illinois softball head coach Terri Sullivan has relied largely on three pitchers so far this season, but none have delivered with any consistency. Three weeks into the 2015 season, the Illinois softball...

Q&A with counterculture enthusiast and alumnus, Steven Hager

Q&A with counterculture enthusiast and alumnus, Steven Hager
October 20, 2014

Steven Hager sat on a small, wooden bench in the Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. His tall, thin frame leaned against the wall, legs crossed, hands escaping a finger-laced position only to gesture...

Medical marijuana shops to open in Urbana

August 6, 2014

Urbana residents may soon see medical marijuana facilities open for business after the Urbana City Council voted unanimously at its Monday meeting to decide where and how shops can be regulated within...

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