The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

A University COVID-19 testing site worker hands a student a vial at the State Farm Center testing site on Oct. 9.

Bring positive energy to notoriously bland COVID-19 winter

By Noah Davis, Staff Writer

Yes, we have all internalized the fact that this holiday...

Follow these dos, donts of gift giving this holiday season

Follow these do’s, don’ts of gift giving this holiday season

By Haley Bickelhaupt, Staff Writer

The Christmas season is typically known as one of the...

Become a charitable Illini this holiday season

Become a charitable Illini this holiday season

By Shalini Atluri, Staff Writer

While the holiday season is full of gift giving, there...

A couple celebrates Thanksgiving with friends by having dinner together over a Zoom video call on November 22, 2020 in New York City.

A smaller Christmas is more this season

By Meghan Lyons, Special Sections Editor

Christmas is going to be a lot different this year....

James Stewart, Sheldon Leonard, and Henry Travers star in Its a Wonderful Life. The film was released in 1946.

Reminisce with these holiday movies

By Shivali Shukla, Assistant Special Sections Editor

When I was little, I would giddily anticipate Freeform’s...

Illinois student John Keller takes a COVID-19 test at the State Farm Center testing site on Oct. 9.

Keep this in mind when visiting family over holidays

By Bella Keys, Staff Writer

Ringing in the holidays this year may look different...

Holiday drinks brighten up festive season

Holiday drinks brighten up festive season

By Matthew Beyer, Staff Writer

In typical 2020 fashion, this upcoming holiday season...

Macaulay Culkin stars in Home Alone. The film is a Christmas classic that would work well in a family movie marathon.

Have fun while staying safe: ideas for a socially-distanced holiday

By Allison Connelly, Staff Writer

The holiday season is a time where you come together...

People wait to celebrate New Years Eve in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2019 in New York City.

Be selfish, reflect this New Year

By Shivali Shukla, Assistant Special Sections Editor

New year, new you. 2020 was the epitome of changes....

A Christmas tree sits in the living room of a persons home.

Spread cheer to everyone, even those unknown

By Michael Bodenhagen, Staff Writer

The holiday season is usually either the most cheerful...

Check in on your mental health this holiday season

Check in on your mental health this holiday season

By Christine Sheriff, Staff Writer

We are well into the holiday season at this point....

Stay relaxed during a busy winter break

Stay relaxed during a busy winter break

By Shivali Shukla, Staff Writer

Hot cocoa. Marshmallows. Michael Bublé and Mariah...

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