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John Kasich’s insensitive approach to sexual assault

August 9, 2016

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...

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

Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities
September 1, 2015

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...

Looking back on coverage of Vicente Mundo and Cristian Zamora

A picture of Vicente Mundo sits next to candles placed on a table during a vigil for Mundo at the La Casa Cultural Latina on Monday.
May 10, 2015

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...

Treat fraternities and sororities equally

April 29, 2015

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...

Krannert Art Museum exhibits architectural designs and concepts

This 1967 residence in Urbana was designed by the late CU-based architect John Replinger, who was a 35 year employee at the University. The structure is the subject of Phillip Kalantzis-Cope's photos in the Krannert Art Museum's exhibit,
April 7, 2015

A range of theoretical ideas, fabrication processes and preserved architectural pieces are featured in Krannert Art Museum’s modernist-focused exhibit, “Speculative Visions of Pragmatic Architectures.” “You’ve...

University student delivers Report to the Nation in Washington D.C.

University student delivers Report to the Nation in Washington D.C.
March 17, 2015

On an average day, Peter Schmidt, sophomore in Engineering, goes to classes and participates in the Illinois Sailing Team and service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. But on Feb. 21, Schmidt was one of 10 youth...

UI employee juggles work and Grammy-award-winning record label

Meagan Hennessey and Richard Martin stand with their
January 21, 2015

Meagan Hennessey is a manager of web services for the College of Business, updating websites and helping faculty with their sites. But what people may not know is that she won a Grammy — and may have...

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells a variety of baked goods at her business, Sugar by Sarah.
December 1, 2014

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...

Polyvinyl set to release Vol. 2 of 4-Track Singles Series

Vinyl records stack the shelves of Polyvinyl Record Co.'s offices in downtown Champaign.
November 18, 2014

It all started in 1994 with two high school sweethearts, a love of music and Polyvinyl Press, a self-published mini-magazine (“fanzine”) about local, underground music. At the time, Matt Lunsford and...

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

Despite a difficult fall season, Illinois' Jared Hiltzik looks to finish strong. 
November 6, 2014

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...

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus
October 15, 2014

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...

‘Goodbye Solo’ features an unlikely bond

April 28, 2014

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...

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