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Increasing demand for mental health assistance requires University attention

By Cassandra Masters, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

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, however, seems to fall behind the needs of the student body. Mental health is crucial for anyone, b...

Campus takes steps to combat sexual assault

By Vivienne Henning

April 3, 2016


Filed under News

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 will be hosting a range of events in efforts to raise awareness.ejMolly McLay, assistant dir...

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2016


Filed under News

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 occurred early Sunday morning at a fraternity house. The assault was committed by a person known t...

UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push

UI will not monitor anonymous social media, despite activists push

By Imogen Lindsley

November 4, 2015


Filed under News

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 from colleges and universities — also receive a live feed about what everyone is saying ab...

Expressing individuality through winter styles

Expressing individuality through winter styles

By Darrah Perryman

December 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 to shield the skin, for some the prospect of having a perfect body is a constant battle that follows the...