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Undocumented students closer to receiving financial aid

By Claire Hettinger

April 5, 2016


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The 1,500 undocumented students in Illinois are one step closer to receiving financial aid from the University today after the Illinois General Assembly Higher Education Committee voted to present a bill on the Senate floor.The bill requires that undocumented students be allowed to apply for state f...

Companies look for internships, experience in addition to grades

By Drake Pena

January 27, 2015


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The New Year brings with it different weather, different opportunities and maybe even different people. But for college students everywhere, the New Year also brings a fierce competition for a limited numbers of internships. Heather Zike, an academic advisor in the College of Media, has worked with ...

Counseling center kicks off National Suicide Prevention Week

Counseling center kicks off National Suicide Prevention Week

By Edward Gathercoal

September 9, 2014


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The Engineering Quad was dotted with over 1,100 white flags on Monday, representing the approximate number of college students that commit suicide each year. The event was held to start off National Suicide Prevention Week (NSPW), held from Sept. 7-13. The campaign strives to raise awareness about the i...