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Increase psychiatric care and accessibility on campus

Increase psychiatric care and accessibility on campus

By Daniel Crowley

December 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The number of psychiatric providers at the University of Illinois is inadequate for the number of enrolled students. Given the current national crisis of school shootings and increased occurrences of violent crimes, this is a potential danger to students, staff and members of the Champaign-Urbana community...

No. 3 volleyball enters NCAA tournament

By Rachel Spencer, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball, Women's Sports

It’s been only 355 days since the Illini volleyball team has played in an NCAA tournament match. But this year’s postseason play couldn’t look more different from the year before. For starters, the Illini will be hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament after clinching a No....

Team recovers from multiple injuries

Team recovers from multiple injuries

By Jared Farmer, Staff writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Hockey, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The injury bug has hit the Illini club hockey team. “It’s pretty tough. We haven’t been able to field a full roster for most of the season,” said head coach Nick Fabbrini. “We’ve had guys out who are key contributors out with injuries. They happen all the time in hockey, so we certainly d...

Hometown kid Cardani wins first match as Illini

Hometown kid Cardani wins first match as Illini

By Brendyn Jones

November 15, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

For freshman wrestler Justin Cardani, hard work and preparation made his dream of wrestling with the I on his chest come true. Saturday, Cardani competed unattached at the Maryville Open in St. Louis. He took home the title in the amateur 125-pound bracket, marking his first victory as an Illini wr...

Illinois vs. Nebraska

November 12, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Volleyball to face Rutgers, Penn State

Volleyball to face Rutgers, Penn State

By Rachel Spencer, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized, Volleyball, Women's Sports

It’s been almost two weeks since the Illini played their last match at Huff Hall. While away, Illinois beat the reigning national champions and extended its overall winning streak to seven games with victories over Nebraska, Ohio State and Maryland. The team’s conference record stands at 11-3,...

Illini wrestling falls to Missouri 30-8 in season opener

Illini wrestling falls to Missouri 30-8 in season opener

By Brendyn Jones, Contributing writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

The No. 17-ranked Illinois wrestling team was in for a competitive match when they faced off against No. 10-ranked Missouri outdoors at Grange Grove in its season opener. Missouri shot out to an early lead and was dominant from there on out, winning the dual meet 30-8. The day started off rough when 125-pound fre...

Parties encourage students to vote by location

Parties encourage students to vote by location

By Jose Zepeda, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

For the midterm election Tuesday, University students have the option of voting using their Champaign County address or their hometown address; however, there are different considerations as to where students should cast votes. The number of students voting as Champaign County residents varies per elect...

Mascara wands help wildlife

Mascara wands help wildlife

By Xin Ding, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

While mascara is most commonly associated with cosmetic use, the Illini Wildlife and Conservation Club has found a different purpose for used mascara wands. Mascara wands can be used to clean dirt, bugs and larvae eggs off the fur of small and baby animals, such as kittens and ducklings. The organizatio...

Illini wrestling sees leadership in Emery Parker

Illini wrestling sees leadership in Emery Parker

November 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

At the end of practice, former Illini wrestling star who became an assistant coach, Isaiah Martinez, gave a speech. He called for the athletes to compete harder than they had all summer during this upcoming weekend in the team’s first meet of the season. Martinez, who had much success as an Illi...

The Daily Illini police blotter Oct. 18

By Samantha Boyle, Assistant Daytime News Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Champaign Theft over $500 was reported on the 2000 block of Parkdale Drive around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to the report, the victim reported two sets of Beats headphones were missing from his residence. Criminal damage to property and residence trespassing were reported on the 1700 block of Clover...

“Trumpaganda” class should teach objectivity, not bias

“Trumpaganda” class should teach objectivity, not bias

By Kent W. Howell

October 17, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

I see a course is being offered starting during the latter half of this semester called "Trumpaganda: The War on Facts, Press and Democracy." It's described as examining "the Trump administration’s disinformation campaign." In addition to such an examination, does the University's administration...

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