The Daily Illini

University of Missouri president resigns following student demand

By Abigale Svoboda

November 9, 2015

The University of Missouri system president, Tim Wolfe, resigned Monday, following outcry over his handling of racist and bias incidents on the Columbia campus.Wolfe announced his decision to resign at an emergency meeting called by the university’s Board of Curators — the eight-member body that ove...

Durbin supports increased access for veterans to higher education benefits

By Alex Swanson

September 10, 2014

Some veterans in Illinois who want to attend college are having difficulty accessing their full state and federal benefits in order to pay for their education. But that may soon change. Sen. Dick Durbin recently sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs to express his support for a state of Illi...