The Daily Illini

Free speech shouldn’t shield hatred

September 8, 2014

The University prohibits the hateful rhetoric that Steven Salaita put forth. He should be held responsible. Mr. Salaita’s words show he’s not capable of fostering a meaningful dialogue with those whom he disagreed with, which clearly implicates his ability to teach. His stated anti-Israeli and an...

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Esma — great grandmother of Sebnem Ozkan, outreach coordinator at the European Union Center — was a Turkish woman who was forced to flee Greece with her five children.

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...