With the lack of a vote, many people are beginning to wonder if the status of Chief Illiniwek will ever be completely settled. And now that the TV news crews from Chicago and St. Louis have left the U of I campus in Urbana...students, faculty and staff are now left to deal with an underlying rancor. AM 580's Tom Rogers reports.
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UI trustees tabled a resolution to retire the controversial symbol, which some consider a racist mascot. The resolution's author decided to delay a vote until a meeting in July. AM 580's Jim Meadows reports on the decision and the contentious atmosphere at the meeting.
AM 580's Dave Dickey examines generational differences in the issue of support for Chief Illiniwek
The University of Illinois Board of Trustees met in open session at Foellenger Auditorium to respond to the University's Dialogue on Chief Illiniwek.
Judge Louis B. Garippo presents his report to the Board of Trustees on the Dialogue on Chief Illiniwek.
AM 580's Dave Dickey reports on the April 14th Intake Session on Chief Illiniwek, held at Foellinger Audiorium (aired April 15, 2000).