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Bibles set to stay in Union Hotel for the foreseeable future

By Adam Kaz

November 30, 2015

By Adam KazStaff WriterThe Freedom From Religion Foundation has a history of removing Bibles from public institutions, specifically universities.Northern Illinois University decided to remove the Gideon’s Bible from the rooms of the Holmes Student Center Hotel this month after receiving a letter of complaint f...

UI alumnus creates new online study platform

By Yi Zhang

October 28, 2015

It’s not uncommon for University students to bounce from Compass to Moodle and back to keep up with classes, but now some students will have to add another site to the mix.Study Cloud, founded by University alumnus Ravi Pillabr, is an educational platform that hosts class syllabi, lecture notes and o...

Mary Joan Evans ‘putts’ ‘Evans’ into Evans Scholars House

Mary Joan Evans ‘putts’ ‘Evans’ into Evans Scholars House

By Mara Shapiro

March 11, 2014

Imagine coming from an all-girls school on the south side of Chicago to the University of Illinois. Then imagine doing the same thing, except coming to the University to live in a house where the residents are roughly 75 percent male and 25 percent female. Mary Joan Evans, freshman in LAS, knows this tra...