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.

Steven Salaita

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We share what you had to say about Chicago Tonight’s conversation with Steven Salaita when we read some of our viewer feedback.

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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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