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Jazz performance showcases impact of music during Brazil's military dictatorship

Tito Carillo plays in the Utopian Songwriting performance at the Iron Post in Urbana on Friday, Apr. 8

By Sarah Kats

April 12, 2016

As the humming of people filled the Iron Post on Friday, their spirits seemed to already be permeated by the energy of the music that followed. They gathered to revisit the songwriting of jazz musicians from Brazil’s military dictatorship.The event, called "Utopian Songwriting," included notes gi...

Members of the Academic Senate debate whether senators use of private email is fair

President Timothy L. Killeen addressing the UIUC Senate during their first meeting on September 21st, 2105.

By Abigale Svoboda

September 22, 2015

Nick Burbules isn’t afraid of an investigation into his behavior. So long as it’s fair. In August, Burbules, senate member and general educational policy professor, was implicated as an advisor to former chancellor Phyllis Wise when the University released over 1,100 emails between University admini...