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Hillary Clinton can’t pour a beer, and that’s OK

By Gabriel Costello, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Hillary Clinton had a week filled with faux pas. Perhaps most memorable was her being unable to slide a card to board the New York City subway. After a grand total of five swipes she made it through. It did not exactly come off as endearing. This scene was followed by her filling a pint glass about three-quarters...

White House recognizes University researchers for efforts in water safety

White House recognizes University researchers for efforts in water safety

By Ashni Gandhi

March 30, 2016

By Ashni GhandiStaff writerThe White House recognized the University’s Prairie Research Institute for its emphasis on water safety and other water issues around the world.The March 22 national summitss served as an environmental call to action highlighting the Resilient Watershed Initiative along with ...

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 9, 2015

The spattering of orange and blue t-shirts with the statement “It’s On Us” is found across campus on students who signed a pledge to prevent sexual assault last year.“Almost every day I see someone wearing an “It’s On Us” campaign t-shirt,” said Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice presiden...

UI student named to national "It's On Us" advisory committee

UI student named to national "It's On Us" advisory committee

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 6, 2015

Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice president-external, will serve on a national student-run It’s On Us advisory committee, according to a press release from Generation Progress and the Center for American Progress.The 17 students, who will be on the student advisory committee, were announced Tu...

UI aims to improve conditions for women in business

By Maggie Sullivan

August 19, 2015

The University’s College of Business is the third largest school on campus- just behind the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Engineering. With over 4,000 students enrolled in the 2014-2015 school year, the college hosts 10 percent of the total University population. However, the college con...

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

By Maggie Sullivan

May 10, 2015

By Maggie Sullivanstaff writerVice President Joe Biden visited the University to celebrate students’ efforts with the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses. The White House launched the “It’s On Us” campaign in October and the University quickly led the pack in ...