University of Illinois calls police on grad students protesting to keep mask requirements

CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois called police on a small graduate student worker protest on Wednesday and is threatening to suspend one or more participants. The Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) held the protest, in opposition to administration plans to relax campus-wide mask requirements.  The university alleges one or more protesters kicked and shoved someone […]

Graduate Workers Union Presents Demands As U Of I Weighs Options For Fall 2020

URBANA – The union for graduate student workers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wants most instruction to stay online through the fall semester — as a precaution against the coronavirus. U of I officials released a report last week produced by a university-appointed task force that outlines possible scenarios for the fall semester, […]