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The Hijab: More than just clothing

Reema Ghabra, sophomore in LAS, puts a hijab on Aisha Motan, a freshman in Education, as part of the Wear a Hijab Challenge, an event during Islam Awareness Week on Monday.

By Natalie Stewart

September 27, 2015

Although it may come in an array of colors, patterns and textures, the hijab represents much more than just a piece of clothing or a mere fashion statement to Muslim women. Monday marked the start of Islam Awareness Week, where students in the Muslim Student Association put on a series of discussions a...

Killeen named UI’s 20th president-elect

Timothy Killeen, president-elect, sits as he is introduced to campus at the Illini Union on Nov. 19.

By Abigale Svoboda

December 16, 2014

Timothy Killeen was appointed the University’s 20th president this semester, succeeding President Robert Easter when he retires in July 2015.  The former vice chancellor of State University of New York was introduced as the next University president Wednesday Nov. 19 at press conferences on each o...

Who makes the perfect roommate?

By Saher Khan

October 7, 2014

Searching for the right roommate can be a stressful and nerve-wracking task that requires a lot of time in order to find a perfect match. And while a roommate does not have to be a best friend, they do have to be someone who is tolerable to live with. To provide these types of mates, many housing options on campu...