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Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police

Warmer weather, balconies top list of “Unofficial” concerns for police

By Joseph Longo

March 3, 2016

With 40 degree temperatures expected on Friday, Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may pose a problem for local law enforcement.“Unofficial is a completely weather-driven event,” Champaign Police Sgt. Joe Ketchem said. “Weather drives people in from the balconies and the houses.”With seasonab...

“Peace, Respect, and Community” showcased during Illinois Safety Week

By Vivienne Henning

February 22, 2016

“Peace, Respect, and Community” will be the focus this week on campus with Illinois Safety Week running from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. Hosted by Student Affairs, the week consists of multiple events and workshops focused on creating a more welcoming campus, as well as addressing the issues of drugs, al...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

By Fatima Farha

May 10, 2015

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...