The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

NASA spacewalker, Expedition 64 Flight Engineer, and Illinois alumni Michael Hopkins works to ready the International Space stations port-side truss structure for future solar array upgrades on Jan. 27. Hopkins reflects on his most recent experience leaving for space in the midst of a pandemic.

Mike Hopkins reflects on SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience experience

By Gwyn Skiles, Features Editor September 1, 2021

When Mike Hopkins, commander of the SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience, went to turn the power back on, he paused to look at the stars glistening so brightly they filled the night sky with different colors.  His...

Nora, a 2008 dance documentary by Alla Kovgan, was one of the first films screened on Sept. 2 as part of the Dance Film Festivals first night.

The Art Theater Co-op hosts inaugural Dance Film Festival

By Alexander Vassiliadis September 17, 2014

A theater has a wide variety of purposes. From movies to gatherings, certain theaters specialize in showing different types of art, and for The Art Theater Co-op, a combination of dance and film took place...

Out of this world

By Aarsh Sachdeva December 4, 2013

Mars One announced in May 2012 it would establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2023. So far, over 200,000 people have applied to settle on the neighboring Red Planet. Interest in the Martian world...

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