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Student Access Bill campaign launch

By Jessica Ramos

November 16, 2015

Illinois Students have formed a coalition to promote the advance legislation of a bill. This bill would grant undocumented students access to financial aid. Jaime Nolasco, junior in history, would be directly affected by the passing of this bill. UI7's Jessica Ramos has more.Courtesy of UI7 Newsbreak....

WATCH: CU community celebrates Dia de los Muertos

By Stella You

November 3, 2015

La Casa Cultura Latina hosted their annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration at the University Y. The celebration brings together members of the Champaign-Urbana community, faculty and students. Dia de los Muertos is a celebration popular in Latina/o culture meant to honor those that have passe...

By Abraham Koshy

October 28, 2015

The Greeks Support Homecoming group hosted the Illinois Homecoming 2015. Students, alumni, and residents of the community were out cheering the parade and children grabbed at the candy being thrown. Editor's note: A previous version of the Homecoming Parade at the U of I video incorrectly stated tha...

Homecoming Parade at U of I 2015

By Abraham Koshy

October 24, 2015

The Alumni Association hosted the Illinois Homecoming 2015. Students, alumni, and residents of the community were out cheering the parade and children grabbed at the candy being thrown....

WATCH: Newly founded club seeks to break stigmas relating to flow arts

By Stella You

October 19, 2015

A group of flow art enthusiasts joined to establish a new RSO on campus, The Flow Arts Club. The group meets regularly to share each other's talents through what is called "trading." Daniel Nowicki, External Relations Manager, speaks more about the purpose of the club and what their message is to the p...

WATCH: Salaita discusses new book at Urbana visit

By Abraham Koshy

October 14, 2015

Former Professor, Steven Salaita visited Urbana on Oct. 13 to promote “Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom." Nearly 200 guests were in attendance. Salaita talks more about his decision to include Urbana as a stop on his book tour....

Illinois gets close against Iowa

By Masaki Sugimoto

October 12, 2015

Illinois was defeated by the Iowa Hawkeyes in a close away game.The Illini stayed in it the whole game, but costly turnovers and the inability to stop the run doomed the Illini...

WATCH: Community members gather for Oktoberfest Celebration

By Connor Kennedy

October 11, 2015

Champaign's 3rd annual Oktoberfest was celebrated Saturday, Oct. 10. Community members gathered for activities including food, polka and beer from local breweries. Champaign Mayor, Deborah Feinen, discusses why this celebration takes place in Champaign....

WATCH: Students come together for annual Taiwanese Night Market at UI

By Abraham Koshy

October 10, 2015

The Taiwanese American Student Association(TASC) organized it's third annual Night Market in a celebration of Taiwanese culture for the students at UI. The market featured Taiwanese street food, artists and a flea market – similar to the original in Taiwan. ...

Peace Jam kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Stella You and Jean Kang

October 8, 2015

The Women's Resources Center kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness month with the Peace Jam in downtown Urbana. The event was meant to raise awareness and to provide support for survivors. ...

WATCH: The best cars and the best wings in the C-U in one place

By Abraham Koshy

October 5, 2015

The Sundowners Car club and the Fluid Event Center hosted a car show this past Sunday. Citizens of the C-U got a chance to look at some of the finest cars in the area, some even worth $2 million, while also enjoying a wings contest and some local music....

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