“Throughout all these changes, my one goal is to create systems that were sustainable and effective for the future,” said Daily Illini Editor-in-Chief Diana Anghel. “For a long time, it felt like we were at a forefront of a battle, and we did not have enough weapons to be fighting in that battle.”
Even Jimmy John’s fails at delivery when the product is intimate sound.
The impact of a social media trend — challenging students to "steal and damage items from schools, including toilets, soap dispensers, computers and even COVID-19 tests" — has been felt in the Champaign, Urbana, Mahomet-Seymour, St. Joseph-Ogden and Blue Ridge districts, administrators tell The News-Gazette. Twelve other districts have been unaffected.
Imagine buying a car only to discover its maximum speed tops out at 50 mph.
"You never know who or what is going to walk in the emergency room door here. It could be a millionaire or a homeless person. It could be a chicken or a chihuahua. But there is comfort in the chaos because it feels like home."
Ahead of the semester’s start on Monday, Robert Jones sat down with The News-Gazette’s Ethan Simmons to talk all things UI: new traditions, diversity initiatives and how he’s handling COVID-19 conversations, with vaccines in tow and cases increasing around the country.
The framers of the U.S. Constitution never envisioned future technology. Otherwise, they might have added the right to repair what you own to the Bill of Rights.
Thirty years ago this month, the first website on what we then knew as the World Wide Web went live. Our question for this week’s panel of experts: What will the internet look and feel like 30 years from now?
The track will encompass an estimated 420 to 450 acres — 238 acres of which would be provided by the village.
After nearly 17 months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College has reopened for public shows.
"Whenever I’m worried about insect decline and the 'beepocalypse,' a visit to the Pollinatarium prairie — camera in hand — reminds me that there are tiny but safe refuges for our native plants and for the spectacular diversity of insect species that have made their homes in Illinois long before people showed up on the scene."
URBANA — The state is expanding access to the UI’s saliva-based COVID-19 test to all public K-12 public schools outside Chicago, free of charge.
“Farmers don’t really like to walk through corn when it’s 7 feet tall,” Bob Coverdill, chief operating officer of Ag Air Imaging and AirScout, said.
Browsing the internet resembles an Alfred Hitchcock movie. You never quite see actions occurring at the edge of your vision. You feel safe until the miscreants show up like a flock of deranged birds.
URBANA — For applicants abroad, the University of Illinois has added a new English testing option for spring and fall 2022: the English test from popular language-learning app Duolingo.
Beginning Wednesday, community members can stop by Parkland College to test for the virus, completely free of charge or insurance expenses. The tests are performed through Shield CU.
Says UI grad Paul Hynek, son of a legendary ufologist: "A high-level U.S. government 'report' has now admitted that they are taking UFOs seriously. ... That's maybe not the kind of 'flying saucer landing on the White House' lawn type of revelation many have hoped for, but in my mind it constitutes 'disclosure' all the same."
Crop Sciences 480: Cannabis Classification and Management is a brand-new synchronous online course at the University of Illinois, all about the versatile, profitable — and oft-misunderstood — cannabis plant.
Mental health practitioners should add technology to their practices. Modern connectivity and terminology drive many people crazy. I receive queries from Ph.D.s frustrated with their internet connections or cellphone problems. Obviously, intelligence fails to correlate with online abilities.…
The last group of unvaccinated students — the “I’ll do it if I have to” crowd — constitutes about 7 percent of campus, according to monthly COVID-19 surveys the university collected. That’s who this week's announcement was truly targeting.
The Champaign County Board board is taking two steps toward addressing what's become a big issue -- improving high-speed internet access across the county.
The four-story Campus Instructional Facility, at 122,000 square feet and an estimated $75 million, is the biggest geothermal installation on UI grounds.
The county board plans to devote a study session June 29 to begin the process of what can be done about lack of broadband access in what may be thousands of homes in the county.
Always look your best from the waist up when working or socializing online. That means not merely dressing appropriately, but using the best possible webcam. The last column highlighted online software to facilitate personal and business connections over the internet. Here’s the hardware to …
“They’re positioned around the village at different locations,” Police Chief Tony Brown said. “As we get into different things going on, if we have a crime going on in a certain area, we will use them.”
Epivara, a start-up venture at the University of Illinois Research Park, has been awarded a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research and development for its first product.