Six years since the University of Illinois retired Chief Illiniwek, the symbol is still a point of controversy. A non-binding referendum on next week’s student election ballot asks if Chief Illiniwek should return as the symbol of the university.
A run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers.
A bill approved Tuesday in the Indiana Senate would allow some undocumented immigrants to be eligible for in-state college tuition.
As University of Illinois students and guests prepare for Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day, local police hope more of them choose to celebrate in a responsible manner.
Pope Benedict XVI leaves office this week, the second pope to resign voluntarily. The first was Celestine V, a hermit who quit in 1294 after a brief and disastrous stint.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday in a case that could throw a monkey wrench into the widespread use of DNA testing — a case that pits modern technology against notions of personal privacy.
The Indiana House has approved a $30 billion budget that includes an additional $700 million for roads and schools than was originally sought by the governor.
The controversial leader of the Illinois Republican Party has now cancelled a major fundraiser as he waits to find out whether party bosses will fire him following his public support of same-sex marriage.
The Indiana Senate has dropped a proposed requirement that doctors must try to perform two ultrasound exams on women who receive drugs to induce abortions.
More than two dozen amendments involving the issue of carrying concealed weapons in Illinois could be debated on the House floor beginning Tuesday.