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Campus offers many resources for reproductive health

Bousfield Hall located just north of the Activities and Recreation Center in Champaign, IL.

By Vivienne Henning

March 28, 2016

On March 13, a student gave birth in a campus dorm bathroom. The infant was found deceased inside the student’s backpack, who was walking around campus when police located her. The infant’s cause of death is still unknown and is under investigation by the Champaign County coroner and police. Accordin...

Be Kind Illinois leaves bells in community to promote kindness

One of the 1,500 total bells hanging in the Champaign-Urbana area, sponsored by Be Kind Illinois.

By Rebecca Jacobs

November 13, 2014

An orange and blue bell dangles off a tree branch in Lincoln Hall’s center courtyard. Another hangs outside the Illini Union. These are just two of the 1,500 total bells hung in the Champaign-Urbana community in the past three years by Be Kind Illinois. Be Kind Illinois is the local chapter of Be...

University students win first annual hackathon at Georgia Tech

HackGT first-place winners, from left to right, Nathan Dolph, Kevin Scheer, Keagan McClelland and Kevin Jasieniecki hold a giant check in front of Triangle Fraternity that represents one of their prizes. The $50,000 on the check is an investment for the team and the future of their first-place winning software service, Pick Me Up.

By Taylor Lucero

October 8, 2014

“You know, if we win, I’m going to puke.” Keagan McClelland, senior in Engineering, said this before the winners were announced at the first hackathon, HackGT, at Georgia Institute of Technology, otherwise known as Georgia Tech. McClelland said his nerves were not entirely because of the upcoming...