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Increasing demand for mental health assistance requires University attention

August 9, 2016

Thousands of students suffer from mental illnesses here at the University, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and extreme self-esteem issues. Awareness of the prevalence of mental illness,...

Campus takes steps to combat sexual assault

April 3, 2016

April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, with communities across the country encouraged to take up action to combat sexual assault.ejThe University, Parkland College and the Champaign-Urbana communities...

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

February 8, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident...

UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push

UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push
November 4, 2015

Yik Yak is an anonymous social media site that allows individuals to “get a live feed about what everyone’s saying around you.”JT But a problem occurs when the users — 95 percent of which are...

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website
September 7, 2015

The University unveiled a new website intended to provide sexual assault and domestic violence survivors with information about University reporting and support resources.According to Amy Thomson, assistant...

Expressing individuality through winter styles

Expressing individuality through winter styles
December 1, 2014

Campus will take a sharp plunge into the arctic abyss, summoning sweaters and scarves while crop tops and short-shorts become a distant memory. Although the new season brings layers and thick sweaters...

“Red Zone” is most vulnerable time for sexual assault

October 22, 2014

It’s called the Red Zone — the period of time at the start of the school year when most college sexual assaults occur.  Although the time period is debated, ranging from the first six weeks of school...

Fighting domestic violence with healing words

Speaker, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, describes the seminar to the students at Allen Hall on Monday.
October 14, 2014

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, University alumna and award-winning spoken word poet, returned to campus on Monday to challenge community views on domestic violence and feminism. Tsai was chosen as the University’s...

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