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Hotdog! Wienermobile recruits on campus

January 22, 2015

Since Monday, Alex Lando and Joe Zerka, also known as “hotdoggers,” have been driving the Wienermobile through campus honking and waving at passersby while sharing their stories of how they became drivers. Now they are recruiting college students to become the next class of hotdoggers, the 28th in Osca...

Four UI grads schools placed in national university ranking report

Four UI grads schools placed in national university ranking report

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 12, 2014

U.S. News & World Report’s graduate school rankings for 2015 were issued Tuesday. The University earned sixth for best engineering graduate school, 26th for education graduate school, 35th for business graduate school and 40th for law schools. In the 2014 report, the University placed in a six-...

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

How Unofficial stacks up to other Big Ten school-wide drinking events

By Bridget Hynes

March 5, 2014

For many students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a school ranked No. 3 on Princeton Review’s list of top 20 party schools, the first Friday of March means two things: Wearing green and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol. Bars open early and some students skip class to celebra...

New York University professor to visit campus

By Mara Shapiro

January 30, 2014

Rodney Benson, New York University associate professor of Media, Culture and Communication, will be speaking to University students about the findings in his new book, “Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison,” in room 3057 of Lincoln Hall on Friday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. Benson’s boo...