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Here’s another reason to consider giving your cellphone a rest: Compulsively checking such devices as a way to cope with uncomfortable situations has been linked to anxiety and depression in college-age students.

University also named 'top party school' by Princeton Review

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The University of Illinois was the focus of two front-page stories in Sunday's Chicago Tribune, concerning their ranking as the nation's No. 1 party school, a judge's decision last week to allow an academic freedom lawsuit against the university, and failure to turn over private emails about university business. We'll discuss those stories and Chancellor Phyllis Wise's resignation last Thursday with our panel.

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His tweets cost him a tenured position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Chicago Tonight sits down with Steven Salaita to hear about how social media changed his life.

Discussing U of I’s Job Revocation, the First Amendment

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After being offered a tenured teaching position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Steven Salaita quit his job at Virginia Tech. U of I revoked its offer, and many believe it’s due to Salaita’s criticism of Israel on Twitter.  

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U of I students tell us how a recent reporting trip to Turkey challenged their views of the world.