University of Illinois continues to house over 800 Native American ancestral remains
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is one of many universities behind in repatriating Native American ancestral remains — as required by law.
217 Today: One year after GMO food labels were required, critics say they’re easy to miss
Friday, February 10, 2023 Today’s headlines: An investigation by ProPublica found universities nationwide are decades behind on returning Native American ancestral remains as required by law. Construction is set to begin in the coming weeks on an H-Mart Korean grocery store in Urbana. University of Illinois researchers have developed a new method of gathering biological […]
GMO food labeling has been required in the U.S. for a year. Have consumers noticed?
Take a look at the back of the cans and boxes in your cupboards and you’re likely to see some that say “contains bioengineered food ingredients.” A year ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture began mandating labeling for foods that are genetically modified or contain GMO ingredients. The national standard was endorsed by some farm […]
Illini women use big second half run to top Nebraska 72-64
LINCOLN, Neb. — The Illinois women’s basketball team used a 20-0 second half run to push past Nebraska Thursday night 72-64. The Illini (19-6 overall, 9-5 Big Ten) lost starting guard Genesis Bryant to injury in the first quarter, but Jayla Oden played well off the bench in Bryant’s absence, scoring 12 points and adding […]