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Seniors take stand against Rauner's proposed service cuts

Local seniors along with Champaign County Health Care Consumers and the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans rally in front of Rep. Adam Brown’s and Sen. Chapin Rose’s district offices in Champaign on Tuesday, July 14, to raise awareness about the effects of the proposed budget cuts to heating and cooling assistance and home care services.
July 14, 2015

Twenty-five community seniors rallied in front of Rep. Adam Brown’s and Sen. Chapin Rose’s district offices in Champaign, shouting, “Stop the cuts and save our seniors,” on Tuesday morning to state...

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds
May 5, 2015

For all the dreamers graduating in May, this one’s for you. I’m glad you have decided to believe in your talents and dreams; you will make the world a better place. Now, listen: You’re going to be...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work
May 5, 2015

As graduation draws near, many seniors are preparing to say their final goodbyes to the University. There are a number of them, however, who will be returning to campus in the fall for graduate school. One...

Quad Day through the Eyes of Seniors

Lina Al-Chaar and fellow club members at the Vicenna Community Health Center booth at last year’s Quad Day.
August 22, 2014

While Quad Day, a sacred campus tradition, transforms freshmen and transfer students into active members of the University community, the day is anything but reserved to underclassmen. While bright-eyed...

‘Don’t forget to look forward’

‘Don’t forget to look forward’
May 6, 2014

Dear seniors, On May 17, you,along with 11,000 of your peers, will “turn the tassels,” throw your caps into the air and take one last picture by the (now bronze) Alma Mater statue. Although entering...

Seniors: By the numbers

Seniors: By the numbers
May 6, 2014

In about two weeks, roughly 11,000 seniors will finish their undergraduate schooling with years of memories and a bachelor’s degree in hand. But even if they represent more than one-fourth of the student...

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