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University hosting Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative in summer

University hosting Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative in summer
February 24, 2016

By Vivienne HenningStaff WriterFifty young professionals will be making a big jump from their homes in African countries to the University of Illinois, in efforts to learn about characteristics of democracy...

Bob Woodward speaks at UI on Lincoln's life, own experiences

Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter, Bob Woodward, giving the inaugural speech for
January 27, 2016

Before Bob Woodward could delve into how Abraham Lincoln relates to the 21st century during a lecture at Foellinger Auditorium on Tuesday, he addressed his outfit choice.“I do not have a coat and tie...

?Representative Davis voices opposition to Obama’s gun control action

January 6, 2016

By MaryCate MostAssistant News EditorFollowing President Barack Obama’s emotional address about new gun control measures, Illinois 13th district representative Rodney Davis reiterated his opposition...

Obama retains spying programs, with some new limits

January 18, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Friday that he would rein in a contentious federal program that collects millions of Americans' phone records by requiring court approval each time the data...

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