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Honorable journalism back in the spotlight

By Jessie Webster, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Forty years ago on Saturday, the granddaddy of journalism movies, otherwise known as “All the President’s Men” was released to the public. The film was adapted directly from the writings of Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, two investigative reporters from The Washington Post, whose tireless...

Former soccer player sues University

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 9, 2015

Former Illinois soccer player Casey Conine is suing University of Illinois Associate Director of Athletics Kent Brown, confirmed on Monday.Brown declined to comment because the lawsuit is still underway. The New York Times reported the defendants named in the lawsuit were Athletic Trainer Brittany Scott,...

Vijay Iyer to perform ‘cutting-edge’ jazz at Krannert

Vijay Iyer Trio, which features musicians Vijay Iyer, Marcus Gilmore and Stephan Crump, will perform Feb. 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

February 20, 2014

Living in New York City, teaching at Harvard University and performing around the world, Vijay Iyer pushes the boundaries of what seem possible in his work schedule — and with his jazz music — on a daily basis.  As a composer, producer, performer and musician, Iyer said that his music is a process o...

Students unite for Team USA, but what about the Fighting Illini?

Students unite for Team USA, but what about the Fighting Illini?

By Kate Cullen

February 18, 2014

On Saturday morning, while lovebirds were still swooning from their Valentine’s Day activities from the previous day, many University students got down to business as they flooded the bars during the early hours of the day.  The occasion? The Olympics. The event? The USA hockey game against Russia....