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Student resolution urges University to divest from coal

By Megan Jones

March 30, 2016

After years of pushing for the University to divest its $5.1 million investment in coal holdings, a student-led resolution will be voted on by the Academic Senate on Monday.The resolution calls on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees to divest from coal operators and mining companies. This is not...

Democratic candidates Callis, Ammons make UIUC stop on the campaign trail

Ann Callis, Democratic congressional candiate for the 13th District, spoke to student supporters at a rally in the Illini Union Sunday on how to encourage people to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 Midterm elections. 

By Charlotte Collins

October 27, 2014

A tight loss in 2012 for Democrats to Republican Rodney Davis in the 13th congressional district made the University an important stop Sunday for Democratic congressional candidate Ann Callis, who was accompanied by congresswoman and supporter, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-9. Callis attended a rally organize...