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

Live your life in BOLD, go out of your comfort zone to make friends

Live your life in BOLD, go out of your comfort zone to make friends

By Gwyn Skiles, Features Editor

My first week of college was tough with a capital ‘T’.  I...

A College of Liberal Arts & Sciences decal is pasted onto the door of their main office Nov. 14, 2018. University students shouldnt rule out liberal arts if they are interested in pursuing it in the future.

Embrace a liberal arts mindset

By Matt Troher, Investigative News & Longform Editor

Like many middling high school students hailing from...

Readjust to in-person learning, campus life

By Mona Alrazzaq, Assistant News Editor

Adjusting back to an in-person world, after being used...

Activities on campus to experience, enjoy alone

By Aidan Finn, Staff Writer

Being alone in college has always had a nasty stigma...

Alma Mater stands tall at the corner of Wright and Green streets dressed in a commencement robe. University students remind each other that making mistakes is part of your educational journey.

DI Voices | Embrace failure, trials, tribulations in education

By Dennis Austin, Senior Columnist

On a bitterly cold evening in Palos Hills at Moraine...

Foellinger Auditorium sits on the south side of the Main Quad the morning of June 26. New students should explore what Urbana-Champaign has to offer during their time on campus.

Explore CU during your time on campus

By Rohit Jammu, Assistant Features Editors

After over a year of experiencing online schooling...

Know your rights as a UI student parent

Know your rights as a UI student parent

By Carolina Garibay, buzz editor

When thinking about the “traditional college student,”...

Spring 2021 Illinois Music Education graduates Brendon Culloton, Marcus Moone, Katie Mitchell, Emmett OBrien, and Ollie (dog) enjoy quality time on the Main Quad the morning of June 26. Columnist Samuel Rahman argues that students should use the governing rule of improv comedy “Yes, and…” to branch out on campus.

Opinion | Cautiously “Yes, and…” your first year

By Samuel Rahman, Assistant Opinions Editor

Adolescence and young adulthood is a wild time. The...

The Illini Union and Main Quad lie empty on June 26. Embracing everything that college has to offer will prepare you for a better college transition.

Do not be afraid of transition to college!

By Royal Shrestha, Staff Writer

Fall is just around the corner and with the past year...

A student waits outside of Hopkins Hall with her family on Aug. 22, 2019 for move in day. College freshmen should utilize advice from current students before starting college in the fall.

Things I wish I knew: Follow this advice for freshman year

By Vivian La, Assistant Daytime News Editor

Starting a new chapter of your life can be daunting,...

The new Demirjian Park stands at 606 St Marys Road in Champaign April 24. Illinois athletic facilities spark a winning culture on campus.

Athletics facilities allow Illinois to establish winning culture on campus

By Jackson Janes, Sports Editor

When I first arrived on campus as a freshman in the...

Bikes rest on a rack outside of the Campus Recreation Bike Center on April 2. Always register your bike online in case it gets stolen.

Three tips I learned from getting my stolen bike back

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, Interim Editor-in-Chief

This summer, my bike was stolen from campus. Left outside...

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