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Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

By Vivienne Henning

April 5, 2016


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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 Monday and Tuesday at the Campus Safety Summits for Southern Illinois University and Illinois S...

What you missed over winter break

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 19, 2016


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Representative Davis voices opposition to Obama’s gun control actionBy MaryCate MostAssistant news editorFollowing President Barack Obama’s emotional address about new gun control measures, Illinois 13th district representative Rodney Davis reiterated his opposition to gun control.“I took an oa...

What you missed over winter break

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 18, 2016


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By Peter Bailey-WellsSports editorInterim Illinois Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced that the University had selected an executive search firm to assist her previously chosen search committee with hiring a new athletic director.JTThe search firm in question is Korn Ferry, the world’s largest execu...

?Representative Davis voices opposition to Obama’s gun control action

By MaryCate Most

January 6, 2016


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By MaryCate MostAssistant News EditorFollowing President Barack Obama’s emotional address about new gun control measures, Illinois 13th district representative Rodney Davis reiterated his opposition to gun control.“I took an oath to support and defend the Constitution and will continue to protect A...

Rep. Rodney Davis supports refugee background checks

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 19, 2015


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Rep. Rodney Davis, R-13, voted in support of the American Security Against Foreign Enemies, SAFE, Act on Thursday. The act aims to establish background checks for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking admittance into the United States, according to a press release from Davis' office.“I hope President Obama will reconsider his threat to veto this important legislation and instead work wit...

Tim Nugent, 'father of accessibility,' dies at 92

By Abigale Svoboda

November 12, 2015


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by abigale svobodanews editorTim Nugent, the ‘father of accessibility,’ passed away at 92 Wednesday morning. Nugent is well-known for founding Disability Resources and Education Services, DRES, at the University in 1944.Nugent originally founded DRES to give wounded World War II veterans the opp...

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

Rep. Rodney Davis to introduce bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Tim Nugent

By Maggie Sullivan

September 13, 2015


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Tim Nugent founded Disability Resources and Educational Services at the University in 1948. Nearly 70 years later Rep. Rodney Davis, R-13, wants the government to recognize Nugent’s leadership.During a visit to Nugent Hall and the University‘s DRES facility, 1207 W. Oak St., Saturday Davis, announc...

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

By Maggie Sullivan

May 10, 2015


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By Maggie Sullivanstaff writerVice President Joe Biden visited the University to celebrate students’ efforts with the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses. The White House launched the “It’s On Us” campaign in October and the University quickly led the pack in ...

Biden addresses male role in ending sexual assault

Biden addresses male role in ending sexual assault

By Declan Harty

April 23, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Vice President Joe Biden stressed the importance of the role of men in speaking out and supporting survivors of sexual assault at the “It’s On Us” rally at Campus Recreation Center East on Thursday.Biden commended survivors for their courage when speaking out about their assaults and encourage...

LIVE: Biden speaks on supporting survivors

LIVE: Biden speaks on supporting survivors

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 23, 2015


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2:15 p.m.: Joe Biden visited the Alma Mater before going back to Washington. {{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="ee165780-e9f3-11e4-bab5-771c464104a6"}} ** 1:55 p.m.:  The event has ended and the crowds are leaving CRCE. ** 1:35 p.m.: Sexual assault statistics have not changed in the past 20 years, Bi...

Rodney Davis wins the Republican nomination for the 13th district

Rodney Davis wins the Republican nomination for the 13th district

By Eleanor Black and Austin Keating

March 19, 2014


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Incumbent Rodney Davis defeated University alumna Erika Harold and Michael Firsching, a veterinarian, in the republican primary for the 13th congressional district. Davis won the race with 54 percent of votes, with 96 percent of precincts reporting at press time. Though Davis won the overall vote, H...

Where do the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional stand?

Where do the Democratic candidates for the 13th congressional stand?

By Eleanor Black

February 24, 2014


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To see where the Republican candidates stand, click here. Candidates running for the 13th congressional district met Thursday night for a public forum to discuss both national and local issues at the Champaign City Council Chambers. All candidates beside the incumbent Rep. Rodney Davis were in attendance...

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