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Apple, writs and opposition

By Greg Caceres

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 attempted control and containment pop up. Government officials want information under their belt, and fro...

Students should consider Teach for America

March 2, 2015

Dear Illini seniors:I hope this message finds you well, and I hope you’re braving the walk to class, despite the winter weather. As a University alumnus, I remember well those cold walks across the Quad. A year after graduating, I found myself in a warmer but less expected locale, teaching sixth g...

Protect and expand Amtrak

February 27, 2015

I am very upset with Governor Rauner's proposal to cut Illinois' Amtrak routes by 40 percent. More people, including the millennial generation, are using Amtrak. Since the millennial generation is notorious for ditching automobiles, the millennials need to get out and vote so we do not elect another a...

May the Unofficial force be with you

February 27, 2015

Dear Great Ones,You've made it to the holy grail of public ivy at the University. If there's one thing that alumni & students alike can almost all agree on, it's that Unofficial is awesome. The Daily Illini accurately dubbed it as the "Social Storm" of second semester - a joyous occasion where academi...

Unionization beneficial to University, promotes affordability

February 13, 2014

Yesterday’s editorial opposing the unionization of faculty at the University of Illinois was disappointing to me as a faculty member and as a parent of two college students.  Apparently, the editors did not attend the recent public meeting of the Campus Faculty Association or read its materials closel...

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