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Prisoner Pen Pal program builds relationships with inmates

Prisoner Pen Pal program builds relationships with inmates

By Alexander Vassiliadis

November 10, 2014


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Oftentimes, people write letters to their loved ones, the elderly or even to their idols. But volunteers in the Community Justice program, a part of Volunteer Illini Projects, write letters to prison inmates that have been incarcerated for crimes ranging from armed robbery to murder. Since January, ...

Once an Illini, Always an Illini

Once an Illini, Always an Illini

October 21, 2014


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Besides being a prestigious institution with a prominent social scene, the University provides students with something even greater – the resources they need to continue learning even after they graduate. In honor of Homecoming Week, The Daily Illini spoke with Richard McMenamin, a graduate from the Cl...