Sandoval holds a sign outside of the Native American House during a University-sponsored "I stand for..." event last year. Photo courtesy of Suey Park.
By Angelica LaVito / For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- Xochitl Sandoval is proud of her Native American heritage. She is not proud, however, of her campus's attitude toward her Native American heritage....
Ivan Dozier Jr., graduate student at the University of Illinois and unofficial chief portrayer, stands on the south quad, June 2, 2014.
By Claire Everett/CU-CitizenAccess.org — The first time Native American Ivan Dozier Jr. saw the Chief perform was at a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign football game that his father took...
CHAMPAIGN – Nearly 70 percent of U.S. residents over the age of 12 are using social media, according to this recent analysis.   Overall, Twitter has an estimated 200+ million monthly users....
By Sal Nudo/For CU-CitizenAccess.org --  Mother and daughter enter the brightly lit Biggby Coffee shop on Mattis Avenue in Champaign. It’s a brisk October evening, 7 p.m., dark outside....
Whether you walk your child to school or wave to him through the bus window, you’re in good company. Parents across the country are frantically buying that last wide-ruled notebook and package...
Fixed interest rates for student loans will soon be a thing of the past. Last week the House joined the Senate in passing a proposal that would link student loan interest rates to the financial...
The co-founder and director of CU-CitizenAccess was one of three University of Illinois faculty to be honored Tuesday night with a campus-wide award aimed to highlight community engagement projects...
By Amy Harwath/CU-CitizenAccess -- A spot check of universities across the Midwest and around the nation has revealed that four-year institutions are inconsistent in their approach to sending out...
By Amy Harwath/CU-CitizenAccess.org -- A Northern Illinois University lecture hall was the target of a mass shooting in 2008 where five persons were killed and 18 injured before the shooter took his...
By Amy Harwath/CU-CitizenAccess.org -- If an emergency happens on its campus, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville gets the message out to 100 percent of its students via text message. But only...

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