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HERstory: Intertwining religion and spiritual feminism

By Becky Nguyen March 16, 2015

Lining the walls in Murphy Gallery, Art @ the Y is presenting its newest exhibition, HERstory, at the University YMCA. The show is free and open to the public Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9...

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University has largest Indian comics collection in North America

By Stephanie Kim March 16, 2015

Resting on the shelves in the basement of the Undergraduate Library is a collection unique to the country: the largest collection of Indian comics in North America. “Nobody else in the country has a...

A decade in the making

A decade in the making

By Declan Harty January 20, 2015

At 63 years old, Michael Chrzastowski was much different from the other graduate students last fall. After working as a University employee for 25 years at the Illinois State Geological Survey, Chrzastowski...

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

September 3, 2014

When walking into the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., the sight of nearly 145 congressional leaders, staffers and the surrounding community sitting on the floor eating a vegetarian meal...

The University will hold a party to welcome Gwendolyn Brooks’s collection of work into the Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The work of the famous African-American poet and writer was received by the University in October 2013.

Gwendolyn Brooks “spices up” University’s Library collection

By Ariana Conner April 24, 2014

An evening of poetry, song and celebration will spice up Lincoln Hall Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to honor the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks which are now residing in the University Rare...

Same-sex marriage bill marked by desperation, not equality

November 12, 2013

Despite what many, including the editorial of this paper, may tell you, Illinois’ same-sex marriage bill is not about equality, but desperation.  There was no interest in pursuing equality with this...

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