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Ui Police Chief Jeff Christensen
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.

The scene in the 300 block of East Green Street around 1 a.m. Sunday.
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Five People Shot, One Killed, After Shooting Near U Of I Campus

Authorities say five people were shot, one of them fatally, in two separate overnight shootings within minutes of each other near the University of Illinois Campus. Police say in a news release that they believe the two shootings may be related. The person who died is identified as George Korchev of Mundelein. The other three were taken to a hospital for treatment of what police called non-critical gunshot wounds.

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