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Same-day voter registration increases student participation

Same-day voter registration increases student participation

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 28, 2016


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Champaign County saw a 275 percent increase in student voter turnout with the new addition of same-day voter registration on campus.“Tuesday proved that same day registration is key to helping everyone in Champaign County vote, regardless if they wanted a Democratic or Republican ballot,” said Ma...

Trump hosts rally at UIC Pavilion

Trump hosts rally at UIC Pavilion

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 7, 2016


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Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at 6 p.m. on March 11 at the UIC Pavilion, four days before the Illinois primary on March 15.EJAt this point in the primary season, Trump remains the GOP frontrunner. Trump won the primaries in 12 out of 19 states while Texas senator Ted Cruz took six and Florida senator Mar...

Clinton's College Compact Plan appeals to students with loan refinancing options

By Charlotte Collins

September 9, 2015


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As the Democratic primary has progressed, Hillary Clinton has emerged as a leading Democratic candidate for the 2016 election. Historically, college students largely contribute to the Democratic vote, which may make Clinton’s recently announced college plan a key point of interest. When looking to...

Rodney Davis wins the Republican nomination for the 13th district

Rodney Davis wins the Republican nomination for the 13th district

By Eleanor Black and Austin Keating

March 19, 2014


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Incumbent Rodney Davis defeated University alumna Erika Harold and Michael Firsching, a veterinarian, in the republican primary for the 13th congressional district. Davis won the race with 54 percent of votes, with 96 percent of precincts reporting at press time. Though Davis won the overall vote, H...

Police blotter Jan. 24, 2014

January 24, 2014


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Champaign —Aggravated battery was reported at Red Lion, 211 E. Green St., at around 5 p.m. on Monday. According to the report, a male was battered after a confrontation in the bar. —Theft was reported on the 200 block of East John Street at around 4 p.m. on Monday. According to the report, an unknow...