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

Sammy Epstein, Sophomore in Accounting and Finance, moves into Wassaja Hall on Aug. 20. Multiple sophomores have returned to live in the dorms hoping for a better year full of in-person events and social interactions.

Sophomores return to dorms in hopes for better experience

By Olivia Vamos, Staff Writer

Multiple sophomores who have returned to live in the...

A students picks out what he wants to eat at Illinois Street Residences Grains & Greens station. Vegetarians living in the dorms found that seeing what each dining hall has been serving helps them find a healthy meal to fit their needs.

University dining offers varied choices for vegetarians

By Alex Chang, Staff Writer

For students living in University Housing, including...

Anusha Adira, Freshman in Engineering, studies in the lobby of Weston which is home to the LEADS Living-learning community on Sept. 18. LLCs offer students an opportunity to get involved and increase their social interactions.

Living-learning communities offer students social enrichment, opportunity for involvement

By Alexandra Gergova, Staff Writer

Outside of enrolling in RSOs or choosing to rush pre-professional...

Griff Ahnert, an Engineering major living at Lincoln Avenue Residence Hall, skates outside of Weston Hall on Sept. 18. Students react to increased University housing rates in the new academic year.

Students react to University Housing cost increases

By Sophie Casaburi, Staff Writer

Since the 2018-2019 school year, the cost of each housing...

University housing converts lounges to dorms due to increased participation of on-campus living

By Fizza Hassan, Staff Writer

The housing department at the University of Illinois...

The Chi Omega sorority house is a part of the panhellenic organization and one of the many houses that fosters community within students especially because of this years in-person rush process.

In-person rush, living in sorority houses fosters community

By Liz Gremer, Staff Writer

As the new year of classes began in August, members...

Students sit around talking at a table eating food at Ikenberry Hall. Dining halls are now returning to in person dining this semester.

Smooth transition back to in-person dining at residential halls

By Royal Shrestha, Staff Writer

Dining halls have transitioned back to a fully in-person...

Newman Center offers many students a place to live on campus. Some students prefer to live in Newman compared to apartments or houses.

DI Voices | Newman Hall is my home away from home

By Noah Nelson, Senior Columnist

First Lady Rosalynn Carter once said, “There is...

Things every college kitchen should have

Things every college kitchen should have

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting

Before college, I was never big into cooking or really...

Various succulents and other plants line the walls of the Plant Mode store in Champaign on Oct. 30. Succulents are a great way to liven your space.

Add character to your living space with succulents

By Bella Keys, Staff Writer

There are many cute ways to spice up your living situation...

Be a courteous roommate

Be a courteous roommate

By JJ Kim, Editor-in-Chief

Whether you’re planning on moving into your first...

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