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FEATURE PHOTO: Climbing the steps

Jessica Valenzuela, a senior Elementry Education student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, climbs stairs back and forth on Wednesday evening at the Mellin Steps outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 26, 2019

Jessica Valenzuela, a senior Elementry Education student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, climbs stairs back and forth on Wednesday evening at the Mellin Steps outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Valenzuela said she does this to keep her body moving. She said she usually climbs...

‘Take Back the Night’ moved to Friday in front of Doudna Steps

Staff Report

April 18, 2019

Take Back the Night has been rescheduled to Friday due to rain on Thursday and has been renamed Take Back the Day. The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service will host Take Back the Day alongside its tabling event called SACIS on the Steps. Both events will be at the Doudna Steps from 10 a....

SACIS to host tabling event

Katelyn Edgington, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

Anyone walking past the Doudna Steps Friday morning and afternoon can learn more about sexual assault awareness and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) at the organization’s informational tabling. The event is called SACIS on the Steps and Stephanie Anderson, volunteer c...

Student senate plans student outreach

The Student Senate meets in the Arcola/Tuscola room for a meeting beginning at 7:00 pm on Wednesday night. The meeting begins with roll call as everyone takes a seat.

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017

Student senate discussed a proposed Aldi’s bus stop and introduced a new event during their meeting Wednesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Student Senate Speaker William Outzen introduced his event “1st Thursday” to the senate. Outzen said the senators will go in front...

Rally shows support for marginalized communities

Beluchuwu Ebede, a technology graduate student from Nigeria, reads a speech during the Solidarity Rally on Thursday at the steps of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Ebede's told the assembled ralliers how much America means to him and how valuable immigrants are to the country.

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

February 9, 2017

Ask Beluchukwu Ebede, an international student from Nigeria, about his time in the United States, and he will say he has seen both unity and diversity. However, recent concerns regarding actions taken by President Donald Trump have started to “twist things apart,” he said. It was this feeling...

Unity Rally held to protest Trump

“I’ve been stressed, confused and shocked. We need to work together to make sure [Donald Trump] doesn't take away our rights”
 
- Maya Lee, sophomore psychology major, as she holds a sign that reads, “Build bonds, Not Walls.” Lee picked up her sign after speaking at unity rally protesting the president elect, Donald Trump Friday.

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman

November 11, 2016

Days after they were shocked by Republican nominee Donald Trump winning the presidential race, students and community members convened on the Doudna Steps to protest the now-President Elect at a Unity Rally. Chants of “Dump Trump,” “No Trump, No KKK, No racist USA,” “When they go low we ...

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