The Daily Illini

Editorial: Bring Portillo’s to Champaign

May 12, 2016

Photo courtesy of Jerry Zhang The front of Portillo's Hotdogs in Vernon Hills, Illinois on Sunday, May 1st, 2016.   Dear Mr. Keith Kinsey, CEO of Portillo’s, We recently learned that your...

Netflix will not melt your brain

Netflix will not melt your brain
April 11, 2016

One of the many valuable lessons I’ve learned at college is that school and Netflix go hand in hand. Whether we are procrastinating, winding down or choosing to save the eight dollars a month for something...

Put away your selfie stick

Put away your selfie stick
April 11, 2016

During my spring break, I traveled to Istanbul to visit my brother who is studying abroad there. I really enjoyed having the experience of learning about a country that is so different from my own, and...

Surpassing grief to celebrate Moms Weekend

April 11, 2016

This weekend was Moms Weekend; a celebrated tradition where the University invites the students’ moms to campus to enjoy “musicals, (a) craft fair, flower shows, art exhibits, vocal performances and...

Apple, writs and opposition

April 11, 2016

Information builds and inspires everything we do. This is a confused age of overload, and information drives it all.As the U.S. government stumbles to catch up to this overload, more and more cases of...

“I shall not pass this way again…”

December 10, 2009

And it came to pass. Early in the morning toward the last day this semester, There arose a great multitude smiling the books and wailing. And there was much weeping and gnashing of teeth, For the...

Save pensions of UI employees

April 30, 2009

Save pensions of UI employees AFSCME 3700 and 698 encourage all of the UI community to attend the AFSCME Council 31 and Illinois Federation of Teachers regional legislative forum where we will make it...

Bump in health care age positive step

April 22, 2009

With commencement less than a month away, graduates seem to have fewer job opportunities than in previous years. Many are turning to graduate school, internships or moving to their parents' home — accepting...

Economic outlook bleak, but hang in there

April 21, 2009

Since Blagojevich was impeached, we've all let out deep breaths and the clouds seemed to disintegrate. But there are still plenty of clouds in our sky, and they're not evaporating anytime soon. Illinois...

Difficult for non-majors to take classes

April 17, 2009

Everything Lynne said in her article April 15th was on point. However, the fact remains that it's extremely hard for non-business students to take finance classes. Spots are very limited and a non-business...

The ‘unavoidable’ that needs to be avoided

March 31, 2009

It may seem unavoidable. Faced with the worst economy in years and an $11 billion budget shortfall, drastic action needs to be taken. Apparently Gov. Quinn doesn't know the difference between a drastic...

Power outage should remind us to enjoy simple things

March 13, 2009

No power equals no life, or so it seemed last Sunday. When the electricity in various campus buildings and the University's network stopped working, the outcome proved to be disastrous for many students. Some...

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