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

Bella Keys

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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

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

Focus on getting into medical school of your dreams

Focus on getting into medical school of your dreams

Getting into the medical school of your dreams can...

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

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

Where do the candidates stand on political issues?

Where do the candidates stand on political issues?

The election is rapidly approaching with President...

A student sits outside of Bromley Hall on Saturday morning. Bromley Hall has remained on lockdown for the past few weeks, including its lounges and dining halls; recently, the number of students in Bromley infected has decreased, and some of its amenities have been reopened.

What in the world is going on with Bromley Hall?

COVID-19 has changed what life is like on campus. The...

Follow these tips for getting involved in research

Follow these tips for getting involved in research

Getting involved in research during the semester is...

Students wait in line to take COVID-19 tests at the Illini Union on Aug. 23. The University’s tesing programs allows thousands of students to test each day and receive their results within 24 to 48 hours.

Take a look into UI’s rigorous COVID-19 testing

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world...

A college senior poses for a photo outside of her home on May 2, 2020.

Remain festive despite quarantine blues

It’s senior year, and graduation is canceled. Diplomas...

A woman holds her head in her hands as she stares at her laptop.

Psychology paper causes personal problems

This semester I am taking a psychology course and seemingly...

Medical assistant Leticia Feliz administers a test for COVID-19 outside of Innovative Express Care on Chicagos North Side on March 24, 2020.

COVID-19 impacts lives on individual, personal level

This global pandemic is something I never imagined...

Apartment buildings line the streets of Champaign on Fourth and Chalmers streets on May 26. The rush of searching for a place to live each year can be overwhelming, especially if students don’t know where to begin.

Stay calm during apartment-hunting chaos

If you’re in college and are beginning to search...

The front doors of the College of Medicine stand on 506 S. Mathews Ave. on Tuesday. Pre-med students face a lot of pressure to gain experience in their undergraduate years.

Pre-med student seeks advice from campus resources

As a student who is just deciding to become pre-med...

Gifts lay under a Christmas tree. Beyond celebrating the holiday season with loved ones back home, extend the celebration to your college bubble by creating traditions with your roommates.

Spend holiday break with your roommates

When you get to college, your friends become your family,...

Bella Keys and her father stand in front of a sign at the Alpha Chi Omega house. Bella enjoys bonding with both her parents each Dads Weekend.

Teach your mom to be ‘one of the boys’

Dads Weekend is a weekend for the boys, and even if...

Establish boundaries to survive dorms

Establish boundaries to survive dorms

So you’re moving out and onto bigger and better things:...

Students celebrate Unofficial at the KAM’s courtyard on March 1. The campus bar closes officially on Oct. 20 and will reopen in a new location.

10 things to do before KAM’s closes

These upcoming weeks are the last to get in all the...

Putting plants on the stand – the dangers of invasive plant species

Evil comes in all forms, and invasive plants happen...

As graduation approaches, make sure to enjoy your last weeks as an Illini.

Seniors should cherish last days on campus

The sun has started to shine on the Main Quad, there...

Your moms favorite drink says a lot

Your mom’s favorite drink says a lot

If one of your mom’s favorite pastimes is cracking...

You can enjoy a mom-less Moms Weekend

You can enjoy a mom-less Moms Weekend

What happens if your mom isn’t coming for Moms Weekend?...

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