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USDA not likely to investigate death of cows at UI

By Ali Braboy

September 17, 2015

A recent standard inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture revealed five cows died at the University due to complications from surgery. Lyndsay Cole, spokeswoman for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, said there does not appear to be an open investigation at this time....

UI to implement changes following deaths of cows

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 15, 2015

The University is under fire from research watchdog group Stop Animal Exploitation Now, or SAEN, for the deaths of five cows on campus.In a news advisory sent Monday, SAEN reported it filed a complaint with the United States Department of Agriculture against the University. According to the USDA, it wi...

Increase of MAP grants needed to expand opportunities

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

April 7, 2014

As tuition continues to rise each year, the amount of grant or scholarship money given begins to cover less and less of a student’s needs, and payments push deeper and deeper into the checkbook. One in 5 University undergraduate students receive Monetary Award Program grants each year, which allow...