UI Freshmen Class Breaks Record Despite Decrease In Minority Student Enrollment

URBANA – With a total of 8,303 students enrolled this fall, the freshmen class of 2025 is the largest ever at the University of Illinois Urbana campus. Yet, a recent university report shows a decrease in minority students enrollment. Director of Undergraduate Admissions Andy Borst said there was an increase this fall of students coming […]

The Capitol Will Face Its Biggest Security Test Since Jan. 6 On Saturday

WASHINGTON — With a far-right rally planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday, the Capitol will face its first large-scale security test since the Jan. 6 attack on the seat of American democracy. Much has changed since the deadly insurrection attempt by supporters of former President Donald Trump: Three new officials oversee Capitol security, Congress has […]

217 Today: Friday, Sept. 17, 2021

Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 Today’s headlines: County clerks in Illinois will likely lose somewhere between $5-15 million in bond processing fees whn the state goes to a no-cash bond system in 2023. A massive coal plant in the Metro East will be affected by the new clean energy law. The University YMCA in Champaign will […]