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New VPs set tone for semester

By Samantha Jones Toal

February 3, 2016


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Laura Saldivar and Jill Whitmanch, Illinois Student Senate vice presidents – external and internal respectively – took their new positions Dec. 9 when former vice presidents Matt Hill and Sarah Hochman unexpectedly resigned to accept internship positions in Washington D.C.CHSaldivar was previous...

Illinois Student Senate meets for the final time of the fall semester

December 10, 2015


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By Samantha Jones ToalStaff writerSenators Say Goodbye On their final day as the Illinois Student Senate vice presidents, Matt Hill and Sarah Hochman, along with former Chief of Staff Samantha Awad said goodbye to the student senate at its final meeting of the semester.Hill and Hochman are leaving due...

VP duo terms end early

By Samantha Jones Toal

December 9, 2015


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By Samantha Jones ToalStaff WriterSarah Hochman and Matt Hill resigned from their positions as Illinois Student Senate vice presidents internal and external, respectively, on Nov. 8RB. Their resignations were effective Dec. 9, the last day of the fall semesterRB.The pair resigned after nearly one and a ha...

Illinois Student Senate VPs resign due to 'unforeseen circumstances'

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 9, 2015


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DAILY ILLINI STAFF REPORTMatt Hill and Sarah Hochman, Illinois Student Senate vice presidents external and internal, respectively, resigned from their positions Sunday.Hill’s and Hochman’s resignations will be effective Dec. 9. In their letter, the pair cited “unforeseen circumstances and oppo...

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 9, 2015


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The spattering of orange and blue t-shirts with the statement “It’s On Us” is found across campus on students who signed a pledge to prevent sexual assault last year.“Almost every day I see someone wearing an “It’s On Us” campaign t-shirt,” said Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice presiden...

UI promotes campus climate survey

UI promotes campus climate survey

By Abigale Svoboda

October 27, 2015


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Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice president-external, and Renee Romano, vice chancellor for student affairs, stood in the entrance to the Illini Union on Tuesday morning to promote the University’s first-ever campus climate survey on sexual assault.“We’re trying not to be coercive with this,...

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

By Abigale Svoboda

October 25, 2015


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The University will conduct its first campus climate survey on sexual assault this fall.Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano, who helped organized the survey, emailed students Tuesday morning inviting them to participate in the survey. SO"It’s also going to ask, ‘do you feel the University...

University students traveled to Springfield for Crisis Advocacy Day

University students traveled to Springfield for Crisis Advocacy Day

By Christin Watkins

October 20, 2015


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Over 250 Illinois college students chanted “cuts mean us” when they arrived in Springfield Tuesday to advocate for students and budget solutions fund higher education.The students visited the state capital in hopes of making legislators aware of the negative impact the state’s proposed 31.5 per...

UI student named to national "It's On Us" advisory committee

UI student named to national "It's On Us" advisory committee

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 6, 2015


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Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice president-external, will serve on a national student-run It’s On Us advisory committee, according to a press release from Generation Progress and the Center for American Progress.The 17 students, who will be on the student advisory committee, were announced Tu...

UI to embark on “Grand Challenge”

By Vivienne Henning

September 23, 2015


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Students who prefer non-traditional classrooms may have found an outlet in new courses offered by the University.The “Grand Challenge Experience,” or GCE, courses are the product of a group of faculty and staff members, who chose topics based on what they felt reflected what was current and import...

It’s On Us to use 1 year anniversary to launch new task force

It’s On Us to use 1 year anniversary to launch new task force

By Jason Chun

September 16, 2015


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The Illinois Student Senate will recognize the one-year anniversary of the It’s On Us campaign with the launch of a new task force on Sept. 19.The task force will attempt to bring together students from across campus to raise awareness about sexual assault.The goal of the task force is to build on t...

Student Senate discusses tuition, elects C-U liasions

By Abigale Svoboda

September 10, 2015


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Tweet: Mitch Dickey, Illinois Student Senate president, is still dedicated to lowering the cost of college tuition.Illinois Student Senate met for the third time of the school year Wednesday but had to delay any resolutions for action.Matt Hill, vice president-external, said the student senate did...

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