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Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres, Columnist August 9, 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...

Campus waste should be reduced

By Da Yeon Eom, Columnist August 9, 2016

When walking out of the apartments along Healey Street in Champaign, I always see garbage cans so jam-packed that the covers can’t even close. Not only are the bulging trash bins problematic, but...

You gain more in college than just a degree

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist August 9, 2016

The end of the school year is a hectic time for everyone. Between studying for exams, picking next year’s schedule and making living arrangements, it’s easy to get distracted by the allure of summer,...

Editorial: Don’t abuse your First Amendment rights

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Overstating the importance of the First Amendment in facilitating responsible journalism is a difficult task. It allows us to do our jobs as aspiring journalists, but more importantly, facilitates...

Katarina Spungen, a sophmore in FAA and member of Amnesty International 124, participates in the 2013 Slut Walk to call awareness to sexual assault.

Editorial: Worry about your own emotions

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Do you want to know what every woman loves? Being told to smile by random men on the street definitely tops the list. Contrary to this view, which a surprising number of people seem to have, most...

Editorial: Cultural center addition

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Senior Akram Almasri has gathered a group of 25 students over the past year to push for the construction of an Arab-American Cultural House on campus. His group contacted the administration, as well as...

Editorial: Stop-gap MAP Grant legislation not enough

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Bravo, Illinois state legislature! You did 45 percent of your job. After a long year of diligent work by lawmakers in Springfield, $600 million of state funding was approved by the legislature on Friday...

Editorial: Students should carry on campus commitment to going green

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

As arrogant as it may sound, it’s not rare for the University or the Champaign-Urbana community to be ranked among the best of the best. In the past year, the University has been at the top of the...

Editorial: Humanities must not fall by wayside

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

A diploma from an esteemed university used to mean something. It was something that many graduates proudly hung on their walls or put on their desks at their new businesses. But now, that doesn’t...

Netflix will not melt your brain

Netflix will not melt your brain

By Isabella Winkler 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

By Minju Park 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

By Minju Park 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...

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