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Prestigious institutions aren’t immune to sexual assault

By Isabella Winkler, Columnist

August 9, 2016

United States politicians have been involved in over 40 sex scandals since 1980. Between affairs and harassment allegations, it is frustrating to see men who are held to such high standards manipulate their powers. Many of these men are plucked from the most prestigious colleges across the country. We...

Sonia Sotomayor tickets sell out fast

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 16, 2016

Tickets to attend a lecture by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sold out within hours of becoming available Monday. Though tickets are currently sold out, those eager to attend can go to Krannert Center and be added to a waiting list.JT The tickets, which were available by phone, through the Krannert Cen...

Bob Woodward speaks at UI on Lincoln's life, own experiences

Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter, Bob Woodward, giving the inaugural speech for

By Aaron Navarro

January 27, 2016

Before Bob Woodward could delve into how Abraham Lincoln relates to the 21st century during a lecture at Foellinger Auditorium on Tuesday, he addressed his outfit choice.“I do not have a coat and tie on because I got stranded out of Washington because of the snow,” Woodward said. “The dean generousl...

Illini to face reigning Ivy League Player of the Year on Wednesday against Yale

Forward Michael Finke jumps to dump the ball during the game against North Florida at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center on Friday, Nov. 13. Illinois lost 93-81.

By Eli Schwadron

December 8, 2015

From his spot on the right wing, Yale point guard Makai Mason lofted a perfect pass to a cutting Nick Victor, who caught the ball mid-air at the rim. Victor failed to convert the set-play alley-oop in the second half of Yale’s win against Vermont on Saturday, but reigning Ivy League Player of the Year J...

University ranks 41 among national universities

The Marching Illini perform on the Foellinger terrace at Quad Day 2015.

By Jason Chun

September 9, 2015

U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings Tuesday, ranking the University at 41st among all national universities. "It's always nice when external organizations recognize our achievements," said Robin Kaler, campus spokesperson.She added the University likes to measure its success based on ...