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State senator Scott Bennett: Illinois budget is not a partisan issue

Senator Scott Bennett addresses the student senate regarding financial issues in the Illini Union on February 3, 2016.
February 4, 2016

State senator Scott Bennett attended the Illinois Student Senate meeting Wednesday to address student-centered issues in Springfield.“He is probably the biggest advocate for higher education in the state...

Students, faculty push for revised general education requirements

Statistics 100 students listen to newly hired instructor, Karle Laska, speak about the final few pages in the course manual on Dec 8, 2015.
February 4, 2016

Some students at the University want to ensure their fellow classmates graduate with a better understanding of minorities and non-western experiences.Currently, each student must take a Western/Comparative...

Killeen: Lack of budget is causing reputational, operational damage to UI

January 25, 2016

The state budget impasse was President Timothy Killeen’s focus at his annual “special meeting” with the Senate Executive Committee on Monday.“We still don’t have a budget, as you know, and we...

Big Ten student governments discuss diversity, mental health

January 20, 2016

Schools in the Big Ten conference don’t only meet in the athletic world. Over the weekend, six delegates from the Illinois Student Senate participated in a three-day Association of Big Ten Students,...

Six student candidates for Chancellor Search Committee announced at ISS meeting

October 8, 2015

The six student nominations for the Chancellor Search Committee were announced Wednesday at the Illinois Student Senate meeting.Each candidate was given 3 minutes to speak, followed by a 5 minute question...

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