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The University’s 20th president will take over May 18

By Abigale Svoboda

May 10, 2015


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By abigale svobodaNews editorTimothy Killeen will serve as the next University of Illinois President, taking over for President Emeritus Robert Easter. Killen served as the former State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research President. At a Champaign press conference on Nov. 19, Killeen sa...

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

University Langar event inspires similar Langar on Capitol Hill

September 3, 2014


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When walking into the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., the sight of nearly 145 congressional leaders, staffers and the surrounding community sitting on the floor eating a vegetarian meal would seem out of the ordinary. But for the first time on Capitol Hill, the building played host...

University student to launch new buying app this month

University student to launch new buying app this month

April 14, 2014


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This past summer, three friends from Tenafly, N.J., decided websites such as eBay and Craigslist were not cutting it for buying and selling items online. They decided there had to be a better way and began the process of creating the app, Bzar.  Ethan Goldman, sophomore in Business — along with his two fri...

Illini No. 13 on college basketball’s most valuable teams list

Illini No. 13 on college basketball’s most valuable teams list

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 18, 2014


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The Illinois men’s basketball team was ranked No. 13 on Forbes Magazine’s 2014 list of college basketball’s most valuable teams. Among the top 20 most valuable teams ranked, Illinois came in as No. 13 with a team value of $15.8 million and a profit of $10.3 million. The two NCAA tournament gam...

Gender confirmation surgery necessary step toward making University wholly inclusive

March 3, 2014


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There has been a lot of recent discussion around the inclusion of gender confirmation surgery (GCS) in the proposed student health insurance plan. While many students require the care that this coverage would provide, and have been working for months to secure this, others have varying levels of res...

PSA to host Filipino Culture Night on Saturday

By Ariana Conner

January 30, 2014


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The Philippine Student Association will host Filipino Culture Night, a conjoined benefit show and dinner on Saturday at Lincoln Hall and Presby Hall, respectively. The proceeds from both the show and dinner will be donated to the Advancement for Rural Kids, an organization that aims to improve educatio...