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Have respect for your teachers in class

By Jason Schwartz, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Talking during lecture, discretely playing on our phones in class, these are both things that almost every college student has done, whether they would like to admit it or not. These indiscretions can be overlooked when you think about it in the context of an individual making a personal decision to n...

Editorial: Worry about your own emotions

Katarina Spungen, a sophmore in FAA and member of Amnesty International 124, participates in the 2013 Slut Walk to call awareness to sexual assault.

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016

Do you want to know what every woman loves? Being told to smile by random men on the street definitely tops the list. Contrary to this view, which a surprising number of people seem to have, most women don’t love when men trivialize them by asking for extra emotion. When was the last time yo...

Union members rally for fair contract from University

Dave Beck, staff representative for AFSCME Council 31, chants to union members to prepare to walk over to President Killeen's office. Collectively, the union members are holding over 650 postcards, asking for fair contracts and respect from the University.

By Atoosa Sayeh

July 21, 2015

Last Tuesday at noon, around 100 union and community members rallied on the south side of the Illini Union to deliver postcards to President Timothy Killeen asking for a fair contract from the University.Dave Beck, staff representative for AFSCME Council 31, led the rally of people who were holding postcards on strings ...