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Illegal in Illinois, unacceptable on campus

By Greg Caceres, Columnist

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 racing, sexual and physical assault to murder, and even bomb threats. Granted, the University’s cri...

Students should back nontenure-track faculty strike

By Gabriel Costello, Columnist

August 9, 2016

The non-tenure-track faculty union is on strike, an action that comes after 18 months of contract negotiation with the University’s administration. More than 500 University faculty members are without tenure. This means that their employment is up for grabs at the conclusion of each academic yea...

Editorial: Non-tenure faculty strike exemplifies peaceful protest

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016

We live in a time when every public misstep is met with widespread criticism. It’s the age of scrutiny, and people would do well to consider the potential consequences of their plans before taking action. Protests are an essential part to our democracy — people have a right to voice their...

University administrators remind campus of student code, state law prior to Unofficial St. Patrick's Day

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 1, 2016

Renée Romano, associate chancellor for student affairs, and Kenneth BallomCH, dean of students, sent a University Massmail regarding Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday. In the massmail, Romano and Ballom encourage students to be safe, responsible and respectful. The letter states that they are w...

University to test emergency notification system

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 25, 2016

The University will test its emergency notification system on Tuesday, March 1, at 10:05 a.m., according to a University of Illinois Police Department massmail.Evaluators will monitor the speed and distribution rates of the emergency Illini-Alert system.Email messages will be sent to all active faculty, staff members ...

Massmail reminds students of We Care resources

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 3, 2016

Renée Romano, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, sent out a massmail to University students today reminding them of resources available to those impacted by sexual misconduct. The email began by stating, “As we begin a new semester, I want to make sure that you are aware of the resources availa...

Wilson outlines initiatives promoting diversity and inclusion

Wilson outlines initiatives promoting diversity and inclusion

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 7, 2015

Rather than the traditional holiday greeting Massmail, Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson sent out a list of initiatives Monday afternoon addressing recent issues of the racism and discrimination that she recognized are a “part of daily life” for some students on campus.Wilson referred to campus ...

UI to offer additional hands-on learning classes

December 3, 2015

University students will have a few extra options when trying to fulfill general education requirements in the spring semester.In a University Massmail sent Tuesday, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Charles Tucker announced that 25 new general education courses will be available for the spring 2...

Police blotter for April 9, 2015

April 9, 2015

Champaign — A 64-year-old male was arrested on the charge of theft at Menards, 620 W. Town Center Blvd., around 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the offender removed items from the packaging, concealed them and attempted to leave the store without paying. — Criminal damage to property was repor...