The Daily Illini

Reclaiming natural beauty through hair

Kyla Chriss, sophomore in LAS “There are so many different types of textures and different things work for different people. There’s not just one mindset.”

February 4, 2015

I couldn’t see the cold, unfamiliar hands disappear within my thick patch of curls claiming ownership over my head. But I felt them.   Seemingly everywhere I looked — long, straight, luscious hair spilled down the backs of women. Meanwhile, my hair barely kissed my shoulders, and despite my effor...

Big Ten background check trend to be implemented at University

May 6, 2014

The University will now require all new hires to undergo a background check. “This is something that we have been thinking about for a while,” said Maureen Parks, associate vice president for human resources. “Sometime after the first of the year, President (Robert) Easter and Chancellor (Phyllis) ...