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Find the right food delivery service for you

By JJ Kim, Editor-in-Chief August 2, 2020

Upon arrival onto campus, finding food will have to be at the top of your already long list of concerns. Grocery shopping will be difficult, considering you’ll have to be quarantined for 14 days, and...

Students learn about different RSOs during Quad Day on Aug. 26, 2018.

Use these resources when you’re overwhelmed, stressed

By Samantha Boyle, Managing Editor for Reporting August 2, 2020

Studying abroad can be really exciting as you’re gearing up for many new opportunities. At the same time, however, the experience can also be quite stressful and understandably so. While there are many...

A graphic banner displays several popular anime series that appear on Netflix.

‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ is anime, there are others you can watch

By Meghan Lyons, Special Sections Editor July 31, 2020

Some place, somewhere, the following conversation has occurred: Person 1: “OMG I love avatar!” Person 2: “Yeah, it is. So why not watch anime?” Person 1: “Bruh … anime is weird.” If...

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Play these video games to pass time in quarantine

By JJ Kim, Editor-in-Chief July 31, 2020

Playing video games in the comfort of your own living space is a safe and entertaining way to keep yourself occupied during your first 14 days of quarantine. You’re stuck inside your dormitory or apartment,...

A man walks down Wright Street with a McDonald's bag on March 28. Walking around campus is a great way to connect with ourselves during the ongoing pandemic.

A walk to remember: Follow these tips for exploring campus

By Mark Capapas, Managing Editor for Online July 31, 2020

The summer of 2020 has served as a precursor to what our school year may involve amidst a cycle of uncertainty. Some of our summer hobbies with the potential to continue include staying inside, looking...

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Binge these Netflix shows in quarantine

By Gabby Hajduk, Sports Editor July 31, 2020

Quarantining for 14 days isn’t an ideal way to spend the first two weeks back on campus. But there are ways to make it enjoyable and pass the time quickly. One of those ways can be binge-watching shows...

Two Illinois students enjoy time with each other at Kung Fu Tea in Champaign on Oct. 18. 2019.

Keep spirits up: Follow these tips for returning to campus amid pandemic

By Meghan Lyons, Special Sections Editor July 31, 2020

If you are an international student, I bet America is probably not what you envisioned when you first applied to this college. Since the early beginnings of coronavirus, xenophobia has run rampant in America’s...

The sun sets at Crystal Lake Park on Nov. 16, 2019.

CU offers ways to kill time in midst of pandemic

By Salem Isaf, Interim Editor in Chief July 31, 2020

All college students must learn to deal with the unprecedented amount of free time they find themselves with once they move onto campus. Without family, friends and all the other distractions of everyday...

A decorated dorm room in Taft-Van Doren hall rests empty in August 2015.

Connect with nature from comforts of a dorm

By Jillian Little July 31, 2020

The Midwest provides the most biodiversity in America. Champaign-Urbana and its surrounding areas harbor some of this unique wildlife. It’s not uncommon to see University students immerse themselves...

A New Delhi street is filled with early afternoon traffic on Dec. 3, 2019.

Make effort to keep in contact with loved ones an ocean away

By Elizabeth Sayasane, Features Editor July 31, 2020

Leaving for college is difficult for many people. They have to leave behind their family, friends and the comfort of being in a place they know so well. When going to college means being a plane ride and...

A representative for a RSO greets a student during Quad Day on Aug. 26, 2018.

Build your connections, friendships on campus

By Shana Olivero, Video Editor July 31, 2020

With over 50,000 students at the University of Illinois, there are a plethora of connections and friendships to be made on campus that will last through your journey after college. My first step of advice...

Learn to go with flow of things, keep an open mind

By Heather Robinson, Assistant Daytime News Editor July 31, 2020

With a surplus of advice columns detailing the best ways to prepare for your international studies, it can be difficult to know where to begin. From repeat information to mere surface level advice, sometimes...

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