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Seniors take stand against Rauner's proposed service cuts

Seniors take stand against Rauner's proposed service cuts

By Atoosa Sayeh

July 14, 2015


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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 their opposition to Gov. Rauner’s proposed budget cuts.Area seniors with the Champaign County...

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

Follow your dreams, despite the odds

By Claire Hettinger

May 5, 2015


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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 OK. I know the world likes to tell college students that unless they get a degree in math, science or bu...

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

Graduates stay in C-U for school, work

May 5, 2015


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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 such student is Irma Raouf, a community health major who plans to earn a master’s degree in human...

Quad Day through the Eyes of Seniors

Quad Day through the Eyes of Seniors

August 22, 2014


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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 and enthusiastic newcomers to the school wander the crowded Quad, signing up for Registered Student ...

‘Don’t forget to look forward’

‘Don’t forget to look forward’

May 6, 2014


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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 the “real world” may seem daunting, there’s no doubt that the next few years will bring with them...

Seniors: By the numbers

Seniors: By the numbers

By Stephanie Kim

May 6, 2014


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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 body, it is difficult to know who they are and what they do. Using data from the University’s D...