The Daily Illini

Man Talks creates safe discussion space

November 19, 2014

While some male students on campus may not always feel comfortable discussing their masculinity, they now have the opportunity to speak openly about the subject at “Man Talks.” The free events are held the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center...

Late-game NCAA tournament officiating needs to improve

Arizona's Rondae Hollis Jefferson makes a circus shot between two Wisconsin defenders late in the game in the NCAA Tournament's West Region final at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday. Wisconsin advanced, 64-63, in overtime after Arizona failed to get a shot of following a lengthy review by officials.

March 31, 2014

Saturday’s Elite Eight matchup between Arizona and Wisconsin very well might have been the game of the tournament. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made huge plays during regulation for the Wildcats to force the game into overtime and Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky was simply unstoppable. The game came right d...

Racial and sexist stereotypes a reoccurring issue on campus

January 29, 2014

Here are a few thoughts on the latest controversy regarding race and gender that are rooted in the long history on this campus and in this country.  On the one hand, I applaud that students know that they can challenge those in authority, if necessary.  On the other hand, would these comments abou...