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The Daily Illini police blotter for Aug. 7

The Daily Illini police blotter for Aug. 7

By Veronica Mierek, Contributing Writer

August 8, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, Crime, News, Uncategorized

Champaign An arrest was made on the charge of battery on the 400 block of North Second Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday. According to the report, officers responded to a domestic disturbance and determined the suspect had choked and battered the victim. The suspect hid from officers but was ultimately...

Study shows omega-3 fatty acids may slow cancer growth

Study shows omega-3 fatty acids may slow cancer growth

By Therese Pokorney, Staff Writer

July 30, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Campus, Champaign-Urbana, News, Uncategorized

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as eggs, salmon and nuts, have been known to prevent heart disease and lower blood pressure. However, a new study conducted by two University professors found eating these nutrient-dense foods may also have anti-cancer effects. Comparative biosciences professor Aditi Das...

Pro-Chief billboard to remain for a year

By Heather Schlitz, Assistant News Editor

June 29, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

A pro-Chief billboard saying, “The Chief, yesterday, today, forever” erected in early May on Springfield Avenue is expected to remain up for a year. John Gadau, personal injury attorney, University alumnus and Chief supporter, said he put up the billboard following years of frustration at the Uni...

Softball eyes postseason during finals season

Softball eyes postseason during finals season

May 3, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

In early May, finals season is a time where other activities slow down and study takes priority. For the Illinois softball team, there is no such luxury.  May isn’t just finals season. It’s also the final weeks of the regular season, as the team quickly approaches postseason play. However, the I...

Q & A with LAS adviser Barbara Hall

Q & A with LAS adviser Barbara Hall

By Yifan Gu, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Graduation Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

The Daily Illini: What should students consider earlier in their college careers?  Barbara Hall: It’s different student to student. You need to think about why you choose what you choose, (in) terms of a major, a minor, activities. Consider the expectations for the experience as a whole instead of...

Different majors, same struggles

Different majors, same struggles

By Ryan Chow, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

When you ask the average Illinoisan what the University is most well known for, they’ll most likely answer with “engineering.” There’s a certain prestige put on a student when they say they are an engineering major. And, for a lot of students, that prestige goes straight to their heads. For ...

Softball drops doubleheader to Badgers

Softball drops doubleheader to Badgers

By Brian Binz, Staff writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

After coming up short in a seventh-inning rally the first game, the Illinois softball team took the field at Wisconsin behind its ace pitcher, Emily Oestreich. Three batters into the game, the score was 1-0 Wisconsin, and there were runners on second and third. Head coach Tyra Perry pulled Oestreic...

Those tiny things you want to say to mom

Those tiny things you want to say to mom

By Yifan Gu, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Moms Day Guide, Special Sections, Uncategorized

When we are young, we are inevitably influenced by various ideas and always think we are correct. After we become mature, we always feel regretful for our past naughty behavior and naive ideas. It’s quite interesting to record them because these seemingly shaming events reflect our growth. I gave a f...

ICYMI: Illini lands commitment from Top JUCO Guard

ICYMI: Illini lands commitment from Top JUCO Guard

By Miles Powers-Huang, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The Illinois men’s basketball team landed a commitment from Northwest Florida State College transfer point guard Andres Feliz, who announced via his Instagram on Sunday he will be joining the Fighting Illini program. Feliz, who will have two years of eligibility for Illinois, averaged 20 points,...

Wells, Quinn and Kendziera shine at Jim Click Shootout

Wells, Quinn and Kendziera shine at Jim Click Shootout

April 9, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The Illini men’s track and field team rode a string of solid performances from juniors Jonathan Wells and Devin Quinn, as well as senior David Kendziera ,to a second-place team finish at the Jim Click Shootout in Arizona. Quinn’s 100- and 200-meter runs, Kendziera’s 110- and 400-meter hurdles and We...

Men’s and women’s tennis have strong weekend

Men’s and women’s tennis have strong weekend

By Miles Powers-Huang, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

It was a dually successful weekend for Illinois tennis, as both the men’s and women’s teams each came out with two victories. For the men, who entered this week ranked No. 7 in the country, Saturday was a no-nonsense 5-2 victory over Iowa. Senior Aleks Vukic started things off for the Illini...

Colonial Room closed for ISR dining hall renovation

Colonial Room closed for ISR dining hall renovation

By Haipei Wu, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

After years of lunchtime service, the Colonial Room in the Illini Union permanently closed the Friday before spring break to make space for Illinois Street Residence Hall’s new dining venue, Orange on Green. Chelsea Hamilton, senior assistant director of communications and marketing for University...

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