Governor proposes cuts to U of I funding

Kobi Weinberg, News Editor

April 17, 2015

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Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed 2016 budget reduces funding to the University of Illinois by $209 million, according to Thomas Hardy, the executive director of university relations for the University of Illinois. Hardy called the 31.5 percent cut one of “histo... Read more »

PARCC test replaces Prairie State test

Debbie Noh, Opinions Editor

March 6, 2015

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For the first time, Illinois,  along with 11 other states and the District of Columbia, are administering the Partnership Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test. In Illinois, students in third through eighth... Read more »

Illinois state law requires meningitis shot

Jenna Magill, News Editor

January 30, 2015

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Pediatrician Susan Crawford at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital said she was terrified when she got a call in the middle of the night. Her cousin’s daughter had thrown up for the 10th time that night and was going to the emergency... Read more »