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U of I Asian American Studies Professor Naomi Paik addresses Urbana Chancellor Robert Jones and the Academic Senate Monday at the Illini Union.
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Campus Senate Approves ‘Inclusive Climate’ Measure After Healthy Debate

A faculty-student panel at the University of Illinois has passed a measure that renews a commitment to diversity, and a welcoming climate for minority and LGBT students in the wake of the presidential election. But there was also a fair amount of debate at Monday’s meeting of the Urbana Campus Senate - primarily over whether the 'Resolution on an Inclusive Campus Senate' needed further review.

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Legal Issues In the News

Cities that Sue

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, the University of Illinois College of Law's Verity Winship looks at cities that sue. 

Protestors celebrate at Oceti Sakowin Camp earlier today.
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Army Corps Denies Easement For Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to deny a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  The decision essentially halts the construction on the 1,172-mile oil pipeline about half a mile south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The decision is also a victory for the thousands of demonstrators across the country who flocked to North Dakota in protest.

Three college basketball players fighting for a rebound.
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Leron Black’s 18 Helps Illini Men Beat VCU 64-46

The Illini men's basketball team won its second straight game, knocking off Virginia Commonwealth at the HoopHall Miami Invitational. Three Illinois players scored in double figures.