The Daily Illini

Campus waste should be reduced

By Da Yeon Eom, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

When walking out of the apartments along Healey Street in Champaign, I always see garbage cans so jam-packed that the covers can’t even close. Not only are the bulging trash bins problematic, but the contents are worrisome as well. Liquids that should have been drained from the bottles are leaki...

Unique RSOs offer alternative workout option

By Lillian Barkley

August 19, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Among the performances on Quad Day, two athletic RSOs tend to garner more whispers and sideways glances. Illini Pole Fitness and Bellydance UIUC members will take the stage on Aug. 23 in an effort to draw attention and increase membership.“The pole definitely drags people in and piques their curiosit...

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

By Stephanie Kim

February 3, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Members of No Comment have had a note-worthy January.  From performing in a room of seasoned politicians and professionals at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield on Jan. 12 to winning the Midwest Quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella just 12 days later...

CREAiTIV Data Society promotes interdisciplinary research

CREAiTIV Data Society promotes interdisciplinary research

By Stephanie Kim

November 19, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Within the next seven years, the U.S. Bureau of Labor predicts a 24 percent increase in demand for jobs related to data analytic skills.  As students equipped with such skills, Pablo Lopez and Ismael Correa wanted to make a Registered Student Organization to prepare for this employment gap. And so, the ...

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

Illini Service Dogs give students brief pet companionships

By Isabella Jackson

November 19, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Bringing up a young dog is an investment in the future.  Owners expect the hours spent training, housebreaking and cleaning up after a puppy to pay off with years of companionship as both dog and owner age. But Art Connolley’s relationship with Busey, a black Schnauzer-Labrador mix, is different. Busey is ...

Engineers Without Borders successfully provides clean water in remote Adu Achi

Engineers Without Borders successfully provides clean water in remote Adu Achi

October 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In many places around the world, poor sanitation is not an easy problem to fix. But the issue kills far more people each year than warfare, according to the World Health Organization.  In places like Nigeria, for example, approximately half of its population of 170,000 million people suffer from defici...

Glee’s Lauren Potter lives her dream

Glee’s Lauren Potter lives her dream

By Brittney Nadler

October 27, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

She strode across the stage sporting a black leather jacket, a red blouse and jeans, wasting no time in announcing how lucky she is to be living her dream of being an actress. “Glee” star Lauren Potter visited the University’s Lincoln Hall Theatre on Sunday at 7 p.m. to talk about overcoming obstac...

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus

The Fashion Network RSO promotes fashion on campus

October 15, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Mia Kavensky and Ilana Steelman sat at a small table in the front room of Espresso Royale on Goodwin Avenue. An idea and a passion for the fashion industry brought them together for the first time.  Steelman sipped on an iced coffee, escaping the dwindling summer heat as the two laid groundwork for ...

Next Page »