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Alma Mater statue’s eyes vandalized

The Alma Mater statue, adorned with homecoming banner and regalia, has scratches on its right eye from vandalism that was first reported by a University employee on Friday.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 23, 2014

A University employee reported on Friday afternoon that someone damaged the Alma Mater statue at the corner of Wright and Green streets. “On the Alma Mater herself, it looks like someone took a sharp object and scratched up the eyes,” University Police Detective Sgt. Tom Geis said.  He added that t...