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John Kasich’s insensitive approach to sexual assault

By Minju Park, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Ohio Gov. John Kasich spoke briefly at a town hall in Watertown, New York, where he answered questions including one from a student of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. His response to her question regarding sexual assault on college campuses sparked outrage and criticisms of victim blamin...

Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities

Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities

By Jessie Webster

September 1, 2015


Filed under News

The cars that race down Green Street every day may imply otherwise, but a report from the U.S. Census reported residents in the Champaign-Urbana area make up one of the lowest rates of private vehicle commuting in the country.The report, “Who Drives to Work? Commuting by Automobile in the United State...

Looking back on coverage of Vicente Mundo and Cristian Zamora

Looking back on coverage of Vicente Mundo and Cristian Zamora

By Charlotte Collins

May 10, 2015


Filed under News

By charlotte collinsassistant daytime editorVicente Mundo was reported missing from his apartment on campus on Jan. 27. He had been missing since Jan. 25 https://www.dailyillini.com/news/article_60a77882-bbab-11e4-bbf1-c3828976f095.htmlafter he left his apartment between 6 and 7 p.m. He told his roommates he would be ...

Treat fraternities and sororities equally

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinions

The University boasts one of the largest Greek communities in the nation. With 37 sororities and 60 fraternities on campus, about 23 percent of the undergraduate student body is Greek affiliated. Oklahoma University’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon members’ racist chant, the University of Florida’s Zeta Bet...

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at her business — Sugar by Sarah. Sugar by Sarah operates primarily out of the year-round Urbana M...

Illini men’s tennis heads to New York for Indoor Nationals

Illini men’s tennis heads to New York for Indoor Nationals

By Christopher Kennedy

November 6, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The Illinois men’s tennis team will wrap up the fall season at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships this week. There will be strong competition from around the country at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing, New York — the home of the U.S. Open. Jared Hiltzik will comp...

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus

October 15, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Mia Kavensky and Ilana Steelman sat at a small table in the front room of Espresso Royale on Goodwin Avenue. An idea and a passion for the fashion industry brought them together for the first time.  Steelman sipped on an iced coffee, escaping the dwindling summer heat as the two laid groundwork for ...

‘Goodbye Solo’ features an unlikely bond

April 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

From the get-go, Ramin Bahrani’s moving third feature film, “Goodbye Solo,” (2008) illustrates a powerful story about two men on the opposite spectrum of life. The movie begins with a conversation between a warm and cheery black taxi driver, who is offered a unnerving proposition by a significantl...

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