The Daily Illini

Avicenna provides community health services to uninsured, underinsured

By Abrar Al-Heeti

July 28, 2014

Since its establishment in 2009, Avicenna Community Health Center, located at 819 Bloomington Rd. in Champaign, has been providing health care to uninsured and underinsured members of the community. The clinic provides services ranging from physical exams to nutritional counseling to health screening...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Esma — great grandmother of Sebnem Ozkan, outreach coordinator at the European Union Center — was a Turkish woman who was forced to flee Greece with her five children.

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...