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Editorial: Non-tenure faculty strike exemplifies peaceful protest

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board

May 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

We live in a time when every public misstep is met with widespread criticism. It’s the age of scrutiny, and people would do well to consider the potential consequences of their plans before taking action. Protests are an essential part to our democracy — people have a right to voice their...

Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition considers strike

Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition considers strike

By Megan Jones

April 10, 2016


Filed under News

Some non-tenure faculty hope to show University administrators the importance of their work by exploring striking in the near future. The Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition Local 6546 voted to explore striking through a committee and will continue to call for labor action, said Union President Shawn Gilmor...

MCORE project unveiled

MCORE project unveiled

By Marijo Enderle

September 21, 2015


Filed under News

Major construction is scheduled to begin on campus next fall, as Green Street will see the addition of a protected bike lane, a new entrance to the Illini Union and a transit boarding island.The cities of Champaign and Urbana, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and the University unveiled the...

Union members rally for fair contract from University

Union members rally for fair contract from University

By Atoosa Sayeh

July 21, 2015


Filed under News

Last Tuesday at noon, around 100 union and community members rallied on the south side of the Illini Union to deliver postcards to President Timothy Killeen asking for a fair contract from the University.Dave Beck, staff representative for AFSCME Council 31, led the rally of people who were holding postcards on strings ...

‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

‘The Divine Nine’ makes a comeback in the annual Stepdown show

By Amelia Mugavero

April 17, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In the annual Stepdown Show, members of Black Greek sororities and fraternities will make their voices heard through dance, acting and step performances. This year, two voices of the newly completed “Divine Nine” will resonate in the auditorium, making this year’s show one of the largest lineups of...