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How to get involved in Champaign’s music scene

How to get involved in Champaign’s music scene

Christine Pallon, Buzz editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Champaign-Urbana has long been known for its vibrant music scene. Since REO Speedwagon’s formation here in 1967 (fun fact: there’s a street called REO Speedwagon Way in downtown Champaign), the town has churned out other nationally known acts like Hum, American Football, Braid and Poster Children....

Basic skills every college student should know

Basic skills every college student should know

Abigale Svoboda, Brand Manager
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

When I started college way back in the fall of 2013, my friend from high school, who was just starting school as well, called to tell me he had just taught someone from our rival high school how to do laundry. We laughed about it, but when I got off the phone, I couldn’t help but wonder how this k...

Finding a home in the dorms

Finding a home in the dorms

Charlotte Carroll, Sports editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Most people give FAR/PAR, the dorms Florida Avenue Residence Hall and Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall, a bad rep; however, I can’t say enough good things about my freshman experience living in the dorms at Illinois. So much so, that my friends and I decided to live in the dorms a second year. To me,...

UIUC Campus Recreation offers endless opportunities for fun

UIUC Campus Recreation offers endless opportunities for fun

Michal Dwojak, Managing editor for reporting
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

The University offers its students many different avenues to succeed academically, but with all the stress of projects and essays, Illini need a way to unwind. From swimming in the outdoor pool to enjoying a fun skate at the Illinois Ice Arena, the University’s campus recreation offers numerous wa...

Best Asian restaurants on campus

Best Asian restaurants on campus

Tiffany Zhang, Photo editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

The University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign may be in the middle of cornfields, hours away from any major city, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t unique food to be found. As an Asian-American student, I tend to gravitate towards the Asian restaurants on campus. Here are some good places...

Hunting for an internship? Campus resources can help

Hunting for an internship? Campus resources can help

Jason Chun, Assistant news editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Resources at the Career Center and around campus help students who are looking for summer internships.

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The kick scooter: A fun, convenient way to get to class

The kick scooter: A fun, convenient way to get to class

Mariah Schaefer, Assistant features editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

There are many ways to get around campus and a scooter is one of the more fun ways.

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Staying safe on campus

Staying safe on campus

Samantha Jones Toal, Assistant news editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Students shouldn't fear, there are plenty of ways to stay safe on campus.

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The essentials of move-in day

The essentials of move-in day

Aaron Navarro, Assistant News Editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Parents move-in day is the first day of your child's freedom, help them feel good about it.

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Unique study spaces on campus

Unique study spaces on campus

Abby Paeth, Assistant features editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

Studying can get boring in the same place, so spice it up with these locations around campus.

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Activities around campus when visiting your student

Activities around campus when visiting your student

Michael Gasick, Assistant sports editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

There are many activities for parents and students to do both on and off campus.

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Tackling the unwanted general education requirements

Tackling the unwanted general education requirements

Joseph Longo, Assistant news editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Campus Navigator, Special Sections

General education requirements can seem boring and useless but they don't have to be.

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