The Daily Illini

Illinois lawmakers call for higher immunization rate in response to measles outbreak

By Josh Winters

March 4, 2015

“We need to fight fear with facts,” said Rep. Greg Harris, D-13, referring to the fear surrounding the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. Following the publication of research linking the vaccine to autism by British gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield in 1998, many parents all over the country...

Pack for a semester abroad like a pro

Pack for a semester abroad like a pro

By Shalayne Pulia

December 30, 2014

I’ve been waiting for what seems like forever to have the chance to drop everything and find my way studying abroad in Europe. Now that my trip to Verona, Italy, is less than a week away, I figured it would be a good time to start thinking practically – packing practically that is. Notorious for an...