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Local health center holds 5k raising funds for the uninsured

By Ashni Gandhi April 3, 2016

Avicenna Community Health Center, a nonprofit organization protecting uninsured and underinsured, hosted a 5K run raising money Sunday morning. The 150 participants included University students, Champaign-Urbana...

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

Trustee candidates release joint statement of solidarity

TWEET: Trustee candidates release a joint statement of solidarity given the student trustee election controversy Collin Schumock and Spencer Haydary released a joint statement of solidarity in light of...

Police blotter for March 22, 2016

By Samantha Jones Toal March 22, 2016

Champaign• A residential burglary took place at Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity Wednesday morning.According to the report, the victim’s laptop was stolen and the culprit is still unidentified.• An...

Police blotter for Feb. 25, 2016

By Jason Chun February 25, 2016

Champaign• A 55-year-old male was arrested on the charge of disorderly conduct in the 1500 block of Crescent Drive around 8 a.m. Friday.According to the report, the offender threw a can of liquid at...

Cover'd is a new app created by University students that lets users pay for cover to get into Kam's digitally.

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

By Maddie Galassi November 30, 2015

A University student has found a way to fix a common problem many students encounter in the nightlife — paying cover at bars.Cover’d, which launched November 17, is an app that allows users to...

Bill Karr, a University graduate student, married Olivia Russell-Karr in July.

University students balance married, campus life

By Mara Shapiro November 19, 2015

To Bill Karr, graduate student in LAS, marrying his high school girlfriend seemed natural. Karr and Olivia Russell-Karr, University alumna, met while taking ballroom dancing lessons and working on tech...

Police blotter for Nov. 3, 2015

By Charlotte Collins November 3, 2015

Champaignn Criminal sexual assault was reported Friday around 1:45 p.m. in the 900 block of South Second Street.n Burglary from a motor vehicle was reported Saturday around 2:30 p.m. in the 1000 block...

Student grown produce at the Sustainable Student Farm Open House on September 11, 2015.

University and Sustainable Student Farm work together

By Stephen Nye October 19, 2015

October is National Farm to School Month, a celebration of connections between schools and locally sourced food and the benefits that result from them. http://www.farmtoschool.org/our-work/farm-to-school-monthMDEJUniversity...

Some think the label of “felon” stigmatizes ex-criminals

By Christin Watkins October 18, 2015

Former governor George Ryan — who was convicted of fraud and racketeering charges in 2006 — recently called for legislation to end labeling people as “felons” once they serve their...

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

The Nation’s Oldest Financial Aid Program Expires

By Samantha Jones Toal October 12, 2015

Carla Stelsel, freshman in LAS, took out a Perkins Loan in late May, but future students may not have the same opportunity.The Federal Perkins Loan Program, a need-based student loan offered by the U.S....

UI employees address climate change with CU community

UI employees address climate change with CU community

By Yi Zhang October 11, 2015

In Champaign County, about forty percent of people aren’t worried about climate change, and 54 percent believe that global warming won’t harm them personally, according to a 2014 study by Yale University....

Police blotter for Oct. 8, 2015

By Marijo Enderle October 7, 2015

ChampaignAn 18-year-old male was arrested for retail theft at Macy’s, 2000 N. Neil St., around 4:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the offender stole one item of jewelry and two articles...

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