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Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus
April 10, 2016

A recent string of alleged racist incidents have left student activist groups on campus demanding action from the campus community and the University administration.Call for ActionOn Friday, April 8 the...

Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-Ill) meets with student leaders and university officials to talk about issues including sexual assault and safety at the Illini Union on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016.
April 5, 2016

Congressman Rodney Davis agspoke to students and faculty about sexual assault safety measures at the Illini Union Tuesday. Coinciding with Sexual Assault Awareness month, Davis spoke around the state...

University administrators remind campus of student code, state law prior to Unofficial St. Patrick's Day

March 1, 2016

Renée Romano, associate chancellor for student affairs, and Kenneth BallomCH, dean of students, sent a University Massmail regarding Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday. In the massmail, Romano and...

Dance department defends against mumps outbreak

Dance department defends against mumps outbreak
February 28, 2016

With spring weather quickly approaching, the mumps virus has reappeared within the University. Mumps, a highly contagious virus that affects the parotid glands, is confirmed to have spread to the dance...

University issues update on Title IX policy

February 4, 2016

Renée Romano, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, issued a University Massmail on Wednesday reminding them of resources available to those impacted by sexual misconduct.“As we begin a new semester,...

University pressures Facebook to shut down 'Illini White Student Union' page

November 19, 2015

Update: Campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler said the University will continue to work with Facebook to have the Illini White Student Union page removed from the site.“It is disturbing and cowardly that someone...

UI promotes campus climate survey

Matt Hill (top left), Moises Contreras (top right), Tara Chattoraj (bottom left), and Raneem Shamseldin (bottom right)
October 27, 2015

Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice president-external, and Renee Romano, vice chancellor for student affairs, stood in the entrance to the Illini Union on Tuesday morning to promote the University’s...

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey
October 25, 2015

The University will conduct its first campus climate survey on sexual assault this fall.Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano, who helped organized the survey, emailed students Tuesday morning...

Wassaja Hall to open next fall

The new dorm Wassaja, in the Six Pack is still under construction.
August 19, 2015

In the Yavapai language, Wassaja means “beckoning.” Soon, it will also mean home for a number of University students.The new Wassaja Hall will be located in the “six pack” and ready to house students...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

May 10, 2015

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major...

St. Patrick’s Day: Going beyond the green beer

St. Patrick’s Day: Going beyond the green beer
March 17, 2014

Whether someone is Irish, Irish-American or not even a little bit Irish, St. Patrick’s Day, the epitome of green gatherings, is celebrated in a variety of ways across the nation.  From the numerous...

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