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Katarina Spungen, a sophmore in FAA and member of Amnesty International 124, participates in the 2013 Slut Walk to call awareness to sexual assault.

Editorial: Worry about your own emotions

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Do you want to know what every woman loves? Being told to smile by random men on the street definitely tops the list. Contrary to this view, which a surprising number of people seem to have, most...

Women continue to be engineering minority

Women continue to be engineering minority

By Jean Kang November 18, 2015

Less than 20 percent of students enrolled in Engineering are women. Although according to the Division of Management Information, the enrollment of women for Fall 2015 is up when compared to past years. “That’s...

The Fout Group is a chemical research group committed to molecule work. Faut (fourth from left) and her group will now be working on an investigation on nitrite reduction, a process that can reduce blood pressure.

UI professor awarded $50,000 to kick-start career

By Aaron Navarro October 18, 2015

Just in time for National Chemistry Week, Alison Fout, assistant professor in chemistry, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to begin new research.Fout received a Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women...

Portrait of police office Kristen Garcia by Flower Yang.

Champaign County encourages more women to join law enforcement

By Christin Watkins October 13, 2015

University of Illinois police officer Kristen Garcia has always had a desire to help others.“I’ve also always been a problem solver and a peacemaker,” she said. “Those things all go hand in hand...

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...

HERstory: Intertwining religion and spiritual feminism

By Becky Nguyen March 16, 2015

Lining the walls in Murphy Gallery, Art @ the Y is presenting its newest exhibition, HERstory, at the University YMCA. The show is free and open to the public Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 9...

Look Good Feel Better provides a new outlook for cancer patients

December 9, 2014

The physical repercussions of cancer are no match for the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) and the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) program, Look Good Feel Better.  Developed in 1989, Look Good...

“Artists of the loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala” is the newest exhibit at the Spurlock Musuem opening Tuesday. The collection features hand-woven textiles made by the descendants of Mayan people in Guatemala.

New art exhibit at Spurlock

September 16, 2014

The exhibition “Artists of the loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala,” opening Tuesday at the Spurlock Museum, tells its story through the narratives of hand-woven textiles. The descendants of Mayan people...

Member's of the University's Belegrath Medieval Combat Society practice on the South Quad on Monday evening to prepare for the RSO's frequent battles and tournaments.

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society links University students

September 9, 2014

Every Monday and Wednesday night, the South Quad becomes a fierce battlefield for approximately 100 students. Their medieval-inspired garb may confuse passing pedestrians as they travel past the battlegrounds....

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