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West Quad and HERE Champaign townhomes to take root in campustown

West Quad and HERE Champaign townhomes to take root in campustown

By Bridget Hynes

February 24, 2015

Starting in Fall 2015, two new apartment complexes will open for student living on campus: West Quad and HERE Champaign. West Quad is currently under construction at 30 E. John St. in Champaign, while HERE Champaign is being built at 308 E. Green St. in Champaign. CA Student Living, formerly Campus Ac...

Graduate Employees’ Organization works toward community solidarity

Graduate Employees’ Organization works toward community solidarity

By Shalayne Pulia

November 13, 2014

The University’s Graduate Employees’ Organization hosted a rally on Wednesday afternoon to support workers’ rights and to raise awareness about conflicts with University administration. The rally also addressed the GEO’s submission of an official grievance addressing the University Administr...

A balancing act

By Abrar Al-Heeti

September 16, 2014

Managing a full course load can be quite the challenge, and having an internship on top of that requires even more dedication. But taking part in an internship during the school year instead of waiting for the summer months can benefit students tremendously. Not only do these semester or year-long internships pro...

Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say

By Michael Muskal and Saba Hamedy

January 21, 2014

One person was killed and another was in custody after a shooting at Purdue University on Tuesday, officials said. University police chief John Cox said the gunman walked into a room at the school's electrical engineering department "with the intention of harming someone," then walked out after the shoot...

UI professor encourages active, healthy lifestyle

By David Rothmund

November 14, 2013

Dr. Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko’s workspace is far from ordinary. Although a computer monitor is positioned at the top of his desk, a treadmill takes the place of his chair. In addition to his work as a Khan professor in AHS and the department head of Kinesiology and Community Health, he uses the time s...