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11 hrs ago | University of North Carolina
After a strong showing in the Illini Classic, the Tar Heels remain ranked No. 20 in the first regular season AVCA Division I Coaches Poll.
15 hrs ago | Common Dreams
I call upon you and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to immediately reverse the travesty of severing as Associate Professor in the Department of American Indian Studies, to Palestinian-American Professor Steven Salaita which he accepted in good faith and subsequently resigned from Virginia Tech, uprooting his wife and baby son from ... (more)
19 hrs ago | Counterpunch
Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)
The New York Times has weighed in with a strong piece on the Salaita affair. This is significant for two reasons.
The University of Illinois is facing scrutiny as classes resume from some of its faculty, other academics and students over ... John Dixon/Champaign News-Gazette Protesters at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill., protest against the school rescinding a job offer to an English professor named Steven Salaita to join the university's ... (more)
Nine-figure debt totals are eye-catching, but Champaign school district Superintendant Judy Wiegand said she's comfortable with the numbers.
Champaign police have little to go on but are investigating an armed robbery at a west Champaign restaurant that happened early Thursday.
An Urbana man sentenced to six months in jail for yelling profanities at a judge has been released early after writing him another letter of apology.
The University of Illinois is reminding football fans that its new smoke-free campus policy applies to tailgaters in Memorial Stadium parking lots.
The Illinois football program has hosted "Football 101" events for women in the past.
Washington, DC-U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Aug. 27 sent a letter to Surface Transportation Board Chairman Dan Elliot asking him to monitor possible impacts to rail service capacity in Illinois ahead of an expected record harvest this crop season.
A former Fisher man who admitted he rented tools from area businesses and then sold them at a flea market in northern Illinois has been sentenced to four years in prison.
The university is wrestling with a controversy over a rescinded job offer to an English professor named Steven Salaita to join the university's American Indian Studies program.
The late Betty Kaufmann left bequests totalling $1,075,106 to Developmental Services Center, the Champaign County Humane Society, Cunningham Children's Home, Disabled American Veterans of Champaign, Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, the United Way of Champaign County and her home church, St. John's Lutheran Church in Buckley, according to a ... (more)
A portion of a park on the University of Illinois campus could be temporarily dug up for the construction of a force main for a planned upgrade of sanitary-sewer facilities in the area.
Back-to-school time means area police have to haul out their own textbook for educating bicyclists who disregard the rules of the road: a pad of traffic tickets.
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Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 04:10 pm
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