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U. of Illinois Offers 'Buyback' on 'Racist' Merchandise of Indian Chief Mascot

U. of Illinois Offers 'Buyback' on 'Racist' Merchandise of Indian Chief Mascot

The University of Illinois student government is offering a "buyback" of "racist" merchandise featuring the school's former mascot, Chief Illiniwek. The students hope to do its part in removing the
Tips for Decoding College Financial Aid Offers

Tips for Decoding College Financial Aid Offers

Schools often use different jargon for the same types of aid or loans. Student advocates offer suggestions on how to figure out what you’ll pay.
University of Illinois Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Student Journalist

University of Illinois Settles Free Speech Lawsuit with Student Journalist

The University of Illinois has settled a lawsuit with a student who alleged that the school violated his First Amendment rights when it applied a "no-contact order" against him, meaning that the
Why Are These Foxes Tame? Maybe They Weren’t So Wild to Begin With

Why Are These Foxes Tame? Maybe They Weren’t So Wild to Begin With

In a famous experiment, scientists bred Russian foxes without a fear of people. But the foxes’ ancestry raises new questions about when they became tame and what counts as domestication.
Why Are These Foxes Tame? Maybe They Weren’t So Wild to Begin With

Why Are These Foxes Tame? Maybe They Weren’t So Wild to Begin With

In a famous experiment, scientists bred Russian foxes without a fear of people. But the foxes’ ancestry raises new questions about when they became tame and what counts as domestication.

Donald Thurman: Man Charged With Murder of University of Illinois at Chicago Student

Donald Thurman, a 26-year-old man in Chicago, has been arrested and charged with the strangulation death of 19-year-old University of...
University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality to sources reporting sexual misconduct.
University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality to sources reporting sexual misconduct.
University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

University of Illinois Is Stifling NPR Reporting on Sexual Misconduct, Critics Say

The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality to sources reporting sexual misconduct.
Rob Smith: The Left Is at War with Conservative Minorities on Campus

Rob Smith: The Left Is at War with Conservative Minorities on Campus

Last week while speaking at a Turning Point USA chapter in Illinois, my photo was used in a flyer designed by campus leftists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Under text that said:
U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator

A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a noose in a campus elevator. Read more...
This Smartphone App Can Quickly Detect Invisible Gas Pump Card Skimmers

This Smartphone App Can Quickly Detect Invisible Gas Pump Card Skimmers

Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have developed a smartphone app that can quickly and accurately detect the presence of an illegal credit or
You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

At the Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, Ill., LabEscape combines popular escape-room elements with hard science.
You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

At the Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, Ill., LabEscape combines popular escape-room elements with hard science.
You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

At the Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, Ill., LabEscape combines popular escape-room elements with hard science.
You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

You’ve Conquered the Escape Room. But Can You Escape the Lab?

At the Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, Ill., LabEscape combines popular escape-room elements with hard science.
University Of Illinois Student Talks Stranger Out Of Their Pants To Save His Grade

University Of Illinois Student Talks Stranger Out Of Their Pants To Save His Grade

Would you ever take off your pants and hand them to a stranger in need? Well, one University of Illinois...

On Money: One of America’s Most Vital Exports, Education, Never Goes Abroad, but It Still Faces Threats

Trade wars, visa restrictions and anti-immigrant sentiments make it harder for the U.S. to school the world.
Trilobites: Friendly Foxes’ Genes Offer Hints to How Dogs Became Domesticated

Trilobites: Friendly Foxes’ Genes Offer Hints to How Dogs Became Domesticated

“The domestic dog is selected for so many different things,” said one researcher conducting the experiment. The fox is only selected for friendliness.
Trilobites: Friendly Foxes’ Genes Offer Hints to How Dogs Became Domesticated

Trilobites: Friendly Foxes’ Genes Offer Hints to How Dogs Became Domesticated

“The domestic dog is selected for so many different things,” said one researcher conducting the experiment. The fox is only selected for friendliness.