The Daily Illini

Illini Hackers named season winners by Major League Hacking

Members of Illini Hackers, an organization officially formed in fall 2014, pose outside the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science. 

By Sarah Soenke

February 11, 2015

On the night of Jan. 27, the long wooden tables of Siebel Center’s room 2405 were nearly filled by 8:15 p.m. With a Pandora station pumping music through the hall’s speakers, students pulled out takeout containers, laptops — one even had a desktop monitor — and plenty of soda for fuel until midnig...

University organizations help students get to polls

By Camille Murray

November 5, 2014

In an effort to encourage students to register for and vote in the midterm elections on Tuesday, several student organizations provided shuttle services to the Brookens Administrative Center in Urbana, the only location offering same-day voter registration. Although voter registration ended Oct. 7, the Brookens Admin...