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A-Typical is the New Typical

Students at the University of Illinois are Anything But Typical. Marginalization is something that is present and still exists today on the University of Illinois’ campus. Students of different backgrounds are all impacted by this marginalization on a daily basis. … Continue reading

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The Accessible Experience

Illinois is often regarded as the most accessible campus in the nation. But, how exactly did we deserve this title? For our project, we explored the various levels of how and why we have repeatedly been called the most accessible … Continue reading

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Be the Power

Sexual assault is a problem that has plagued our world for a long time, but we can help survivors by becoming educated in what sexual assault is and how to prevent an attack from happening.  From learning about how sexual … Continue reading

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The Diverse Voices of UIUC

Diversity is an issue that is growing in importance to the world as a whole, and also more specifically, to college campus. Diversity, being the tricky subject that it is, is one of much debate and speculation. Across the campus … Continue reading

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Psychological Affects of Racism

The United States prides itself on being a home for people from all backgrounds. That means cultural ideas from all over the world are coming together in a country with its own racial history. See our more on racism in … Continue reading

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Not My University

The African-American struggle for both inclusiveness and representation at the University of Illinois has a long-running background, dating back prior to the start of Project 500—a public demand to admit more African-American and Latino students into the university. An inspirational … Continue reading

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Voices from the Field

On an off the field, student athletes serve as role models. Athletes, as public figures, have a platform that can be used to publicly voice opinions.  Historically, athletes have been using this platform to stand up for social issues. One … Continue reading

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Technology : Benefit and Distraction.

Shaq Lanhorne   Technology has become second- nature to my generation. We are consumed by digital devices with internet capability and social media websites. Our infatuation with  these ‘free’ applications is altering the way we live our lives. We no … Continue reading

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A Transformation through Education

The Education Justice Project Prisoners can often be given the stigma of indispensable by our society’s standards today. While the United States is #1 in number of incarcerations, where do we stand on actually reforming these individuals? On making them … Continue reading

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The Lessons I’ve Learned Through Multimedia Journalism

It is really hard to believe that the end of the semester is upon us. It feels like just yesterday we were receiving our cameras and equipment, clueless as to what we were all in for. Going into this class, … Continue reading

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