The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

A robot and all that jazz

By Mariah Schaefer November 1, 2015

Envision this: A jazz band plays on a stage in front of a live audience, and among the performers is a robot. The robot functions as another member of the group, being able to fully improvise jazz with...

Illini 4000 members in front of the Alma Mater on June 10.

Illini 4000 stops at Alma during cross-country bike ride

By Atoosa Sayeh June 13, 2015

The Illini 4000 stopped at the Alma Mater to take a break from their 4000-mile cross-country bike ride on Tuesday at 3 p.m.The non-profit organization consists of student bikers who document the...

On Tuesday morning, Old Glory was raised on the south side of the Armory. The flag hadnt flown for forty years after being dismissed in the 1970s for unknown reasons.

Old Glory raised again over Armory

By Atoosa Sayeh May 31, 2015

Military service members in the community raised the flag “Old Glory” above Armory’s south side entrance on Tuesday after 40 years of its absence.As the rain started to pour, viewers watched as...

Associate Chancellor Robin Kaler stands in front of the Alma Mater. When Alma changes outfits, Kaler is the one who dresses her up.

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

By Alice Smelyansky October 16, 2014

Since her undergraduate days at the University, Robin Kaler has been a runner. What started with a tiny track at the Intramural Physical Education Building has led to 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons and...

Nora, a 2008 dance documentary by Alla Kovgan, was one of the first films screened on Sept. 2 as part of the Dance Film Festivals first night.

The Art Theater Co-op hosts inaugural Dance Film Festival

By Alexander Vassiliadis September 17, 2014

A theater has a wide variety of purposes. From movies to gatherings, certain theaters specialize in showing different types of art, and for The Art Theater Co-op, a combination of dance and film took place...

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

Humans of Champaign project connects University to local community

September 3, 2014

By seeking out the unique voices of Champaign-Urbana, the Humans of Champaign-Urbana project aims to share the stories and thoughts of local individuals one post at a time.  Stemming from Humans of New...

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