The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Campus takes steps to combat sexual assault

By Vivienne Henning April 3, 2016

April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, with communities across the country encouraged to take up action to combat sexual assault.ejThe University, Parkland College and the Champaign-Urbana communities...

Moms Association honors women on campus

Moms Association honors women on campus

By Victoria Snell April 7, 2015

Every year at the kick-off of Moms Weekend, one mother is presented with the Amelia Alpiner Stern Mom of the Year Award. While the lucky mom has yet to be announced, the Moms Association honors others...

“Red Zone” is most vulnerable time for sexual assault

By Brittney Nadler October 22, 2014

It’s called the Red Zone — the period of time at the start of the school year when most college sexual assaults occur.  Although the time period is debated, ranging from the first six weeks of school...

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Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

April 15, 2014

Words and photographs are capable of sending powerful messages. For survivors of sexual assault, these pictures can have a deeper meaning: providing special healing powers. Participants of Project Unbreakable,...

Sophomore Anna Kaszuba is working toward making a difference in sexual assault awareness on campus through her involvement in FYCARE and the Greek Committee for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

By Mara Shapiro April 14, 2014

Anna Kaszuba, sophomore in LAS, became involved with sexual assault awareness on campus after attending a FYCARE seminar during her freshman year. The class acted as a catalyst for Kaszuba’s work, and...

Ninth Walk A Mile event to promote sexual assault awareness

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

By Raymond Sobczak April 10, 2014

The sound of galloping heels will soon strut across the Quad. Students, faculty members and community members will whoop and holler as the ninth annual “Walk A Mile” event begins. On Friday, an estimated...

Make the college experience your own

May 27, 2013

You were a rockstar in high school: graduated top of your class, won first place at state in your sport or activity and played piano several times for dinners hosted by the governor. Or maybe you were...

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