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Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

By Samantha Jones Toal Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2016

TWEET: Trustee candidates release a joint statement of solidarity given the student trustee election controversy Collin Schumock and Spencer Haydary released a joint statement of solidarity in light of the student trustee election controversy. Haydary and Schumock, both juniors in LAS, were the two ...

UI students push for change on campus

By Marijo Enderle

December 9, 2015

By Marijo EnderleAssistant news editorThe creation of an “Illini White Student Union” Facebook page — created on Nov. 18 — gained national attention and sparked responses and new initiatives from University administrators.The Facebook page denounced black students and Black Lives Matter suppor...

Graduate Employees’ Organization stands in solidarity with Black Student for Revolution

By Charlotte Collins

November 25, 2015

The recent spotlight on race relations at the University has prompted a third campus group to voice its support for Black Students for Resolution. The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT, or GEO, at the University released a statement Monday  proclaiming its firm stance...

UI students at solidarity event push for 'revolution'

UI students at solidarity event push for 'revolution'

By Charlotte Collins

November 19, 2015

Students congregated on the Main Quad Wednesday at noon for the black student solidarity rally, which was organized through social media, networking and word-of-mouth throughout the week.lbThe event did not introduce any formalized demands to University administration or other governing bodies. It was not organized...