The Daily Illini

Spotlight Survivor: Maureen Parks

Spotlight Survivor: Maureen Parks

By Alice Smelyansky, Staff writer

October 30, 2014

In the pouring rain, Maureen Parks hurried from the parking lot to her office at the Henry Administration Building. As soon as she walked through the door, she put the umbrella down and swung her hood off. But along with her hood, Parks’ wig fell off, revealing her bald head.  President Emerit...

C-U celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

C-U celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Stephanie Kim

January 21, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is much more than a day off from school and work for most — it is an opportunity to serve and give back to the community.  Since 1983, the third Monday of January has marked a federal holiday in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy he left behind as a...